Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
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.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.