An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.