Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare