To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.