Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.