If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.