What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.