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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.