A war between Europeans is a civil war.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
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.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.