No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.