There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.