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.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
War is over ... If you want it.