The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
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 anger rises, think of the consequences.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.