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.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.