If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.