Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
War is over ... If you want it.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.