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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem