Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All warfare is based on deception.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.