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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
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.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.