The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.