The whole art of war consists of guessing at what is on the other side of the hill.
It is not the business of generals to shoot one another.
The only thing I am afraid of is fear.
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me.
When one turns over in bed, it is time to turn out.
Habit is ten times nature.
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils.
The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton.
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse.
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
When my journal appears, many statues must come down.
Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.
I hate the whole race. There is no believing a word they say, your professional poets, I mean there never existed a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.