No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.