Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
War is over ... If you want it.
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.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.