To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.