Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
All warfare is based on deception.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.