There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.