Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.