To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.