It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
All warfare is based on deception.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
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.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.