Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.