All warfare is based on deception.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.