Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.