There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
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.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Never was anything great achieved without danger