It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.