Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
A war between Europeans is a civil 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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.