There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
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.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.