The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
All warfare is based on deception.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.