Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.