To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
All warfare is based on deception.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.