Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.
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.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
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.