Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war