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.
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.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
All warfare is based on deception.