Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
All warfare is based on deception.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.