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.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
War is over ... If you want it.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
All warfare is based on deception.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Never was anything great achieved without danger