Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
All warfare is based on deception.
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 the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
If we don't end war, war will end us.