Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
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.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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.