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.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.