Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
All warfare is based on deception.
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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.
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 may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.