The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
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.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
If we don't end war, war will end us.