When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.