War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.