Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
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.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
All warfare is based on deception.
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.