Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
All warfare is based on deception.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
War is over ... If you want it.
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.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.