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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
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.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.