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.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.