There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.