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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.