There was never a bad peace or a good war.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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.