Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
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.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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 yourself and you will win all battles.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.