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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.