I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.