Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.