Never was anything great achieved without danger
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
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.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
War is over ... If you want it.
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.