It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
All warfare is based on deception.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.