Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
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.