The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
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.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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.