Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.