The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.