The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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 only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
War is over ... If you want it.