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.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
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.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.