The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
All warfare is based on deception.
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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.