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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.