Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.