There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.