To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
War is over ... If you want it.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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 the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.