Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
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.
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.