To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.