Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
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.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.