Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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.