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.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
All warfare is based on deception.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.