Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
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.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.