If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
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.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.