When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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 safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.