The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.