War is over ... If you want it.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
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.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.