Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
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.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
War is over ... If you want it.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.