There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
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 is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.