Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
All warfare is based on deception.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.