When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
All warfare is based on deception.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
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.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.