There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
All warfare is based on deception.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.