The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.