Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.