I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
War is over ... If you want it.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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.