Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
All warfare is based on deception.
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.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.