Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
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.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.