There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.