Making peace is harder than making war.
We’ve got to win this battle, and we will. We have to win the peace.
It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.
Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He’s the chap who makes it possible for civilised folk to despise war.
War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography.
We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.
War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall be ready to suffer every persecution that their abstention will bring them. It is the only way to abolish war.
We make war that we may live in peace.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood.
A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.
No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.
War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.
War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war.
War is the unfolding of miscalculations.