Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.