Never was anything great achieved without danger
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
All warfare is based on deception.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.