The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
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.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
All warfare is based on deception.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.