If we don't end war, war will end us.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.