To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
All warfare is based on deception.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
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.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.