Either war is obsolete, or men are.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious