A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.