Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without 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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
All warfare is based on deception.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.