It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.