The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
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.
How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.