There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
War is over ... If you want it.
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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.