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 only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
All warfare is based on deception.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.