Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.