Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
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.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious