To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
All warfare is based on deception.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.