Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
All warfare is based on deception.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.