All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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 a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
All warfare is based on deception.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
War is over ... If you want it.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.