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.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
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.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.