Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
War is over ... If you want it.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.