Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
All warfare is based on deception.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.