Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
All warfare is based on deception.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.