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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.