I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.