You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.