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.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
War is over ... If you want it.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.