Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
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.
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.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.