How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
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.