Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
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.
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.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.