The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
All warfare is based on deception.