To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
All warfare is based on deception.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.