A war between Europeans is a civil war.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
War is over ... If you want it.