Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
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.
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.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
War is over ... If you want it.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.