The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.