Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
If we don't end war, war will end us.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.