There was never a bad peace or a good war.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.