No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
All warfare is based on deception.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.