Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
All warfare is based on deception.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed