You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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.
All warfare is based on deception.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.