An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.

History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.

A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

Laws are silent in times of war.

Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.

The Swiss have an interesting army. Five hundred years without a war. Pretty impressive. Also pretty lucky for them. Ever see that little Swiss Army knife they have to fight with? Not much of a weapon there. Corkscrews. Bottle openers. "Come on, buddy, let's go. You get past me, the guy in back of me, he's got a spoon. Back off. I've got the toe clippers right here."