Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.
What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
War is the unfolding of miscalculations.
All war is deception.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The British were indeed very far superior to the Americans in every respect necessary to military operations, except the revivified courage and resolution, the result of sudden success after despair.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.