A war between Europeans is a civil war.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
All warfare is based on deception.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.