The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
All warfare is based on deception.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
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.