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.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
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.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.