Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
All warfare is based on deception.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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 in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.