I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
All warfare is based on deception.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
War is over ... If you want it.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.