The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.