War and Peace
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Why bother building any more nuclear warheads until we've used the ones we have?
It is impossible to defend perfectly against the attack of those who want to die.
Join the Army: travel to exotic distant lands, meet exciting, unusual people and kill them.
Katz' Law: Man and nations will act rationally when all other possibilities have been exhausted.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war.
When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.
War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.
I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded... I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed... I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war.
You can get more of what you want with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.
The pen may be stronger than the sword... but I'd rather have a sword in a dark alley.