What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
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 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.