The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
All warfare is based on deception.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.