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.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?