The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
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.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
All warfare is based on deception.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.