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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
All warfare is based on deception.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.