Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
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.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
All warfare is based on deception.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.