Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.