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.
War is over ... If you want it.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.