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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.