The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.