It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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 warfare is based on deception.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.