Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
War is over ... If you want it.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.