I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.