Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal