War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
War is over ... If you want it.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.