War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.