Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.