If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
War is over ... If you want it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.