Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.