The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
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.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.