Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.