It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.