All warfare is based on deception.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
War is over ... If you want it.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.