The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare