The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is over ... If you want it.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without 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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.