Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.