It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.
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.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.