Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.