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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.