All warfare is based on deception.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent