Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
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.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.