We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
War is over ... If you want it.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.