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.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
War is over ... If you want it.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
All warfare is based on deception.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.