Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed