The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.