Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.