Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
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.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.