I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.