Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
War is over ... If you want it.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.