The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
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.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.