Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.