Know yourself and you will win all battles.
War is over ... If you want it.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
All warfare is based on deception.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.