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If there is not the war you don't get the great general, if there is not a great occasion you don't get a great statesman, if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace no one would have known his name.

It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.

War war is still the cry `War even to the knife!'

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.

The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress, therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.

War is a blessing compared with national degradation.

Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains with no part of yours in peril.

War is the ultimate tool of politics.

The connection between dress and war is not far to seek, your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.

When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.

The essential act of war is destruction not necessarily of human lives but of the products of human labor.

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.

Another term for preventive war is aggressive war - starting wars because someday somebody might do something to us. That is not part of the American tradition.

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.

Every war when it comes or before it comes is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.

Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars instead of carrying them on at the expense of other generations.

War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time which gives him leisure to contrive and furnishes as ability to execute military plans.

This war is not about slavery.

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

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