Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.