When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
All warfare is based on deception.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious