War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.