Know yourself and you will win all battles.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.