When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.