There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.