I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
All warfare is based on deception.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
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.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
War is over ... If you want it.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.