It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All warfare is based on deception.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
War is over ... If you want it.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.