Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.