Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
War is over ... If you want it.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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 end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare