I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
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.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
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.
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.