It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
All warfare is based on deception.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal