No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.