Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.