There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
All warfare is based on deception.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.