All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
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 earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed