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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.