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.
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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
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.