In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
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.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
All warfare is based on deception.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare