When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.