Never was anything great achieved without danger
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
All warfare is based on deception.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.