The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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.