Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
All warfare is based on deception.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.