I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
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.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.