There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win