There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
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 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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
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 we don't end war, war will end us.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.