To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare