The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.