Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.