It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
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 know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.