Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All warfare is based on deception.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.