War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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 is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Never was anything great achieved without danger
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.