Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
War is over ... If you want it.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
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.