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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.