Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
All warfare is based on deception.