There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
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.
All warfare is based on deception.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.