Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
All warfare is based on deception.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.