It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
War is over ... If you want it.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
All warfare is based on deception.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.