All wars signify the failure of conflict resolution mechanisms, and they need post-war rebuilding of faith, trust and confidence.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

War is never a lasting solution for any problem.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Wars based on principle are far more destructive… the attacker will not destroy that which he is after.

- Alan Watts
When you go home, tell them of us and say, for their tomorrow, we gave our today.

When you go home, tell them of us and say, for their tomorrow, we gave our today.

Salute the ones who died, the ones that give their lives,...

Salute the ones who died, the ones that give their lives, so we don’t have to sacrifice all the things we love.

Honor and self sacrifice. Death does not diminish these qualities in a soldier....

Honor and self sacrifice. Death does not diminish these qualities in a soldier. We shall remember.

- Eric S. Nylund
I stand ready not for politics or for leaders, But for my brother next to me...

I stand ready not for politics or for leaders, But for my brother next to me, my children at home and for a country I protect.

Do we really understand the true cost of freedom?

Do we really understand the true cost of freedom?

War is a series of catastrophes which results in a victory.

War is a series of catastrophes which results in a victory.

- Georges Clemenceau
History is written by the winners. –Napoleon

History is written by the winners.

- Napoleon
Unity is a guarantee of victory both in war and peace.

Unity is a guarantee of victory both in war and peace.

- Georg Rollenhagen
Be where your enemy is not.

Be where your enemy is not.

- Sun Tzu
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.

- Sun Tzu
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.

Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.

- Sun Tzu
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil....

When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.

- Sun Tzu
He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces.

He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces.

- Sun Tzu
If fighting is sure to result in victory, than you must fight...

If fighting is sure to result in victory, than you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler’s bidding.

- Sun Tzu
A wise general makes a point of foraging of the enemy.

A wise general makes a point of foraging of the enemy.

- Sun Tzu
All war is deception.

All war is deception.

- Sun Tzu
It is more important to out-think your enemy, than to outfight him.

It is more important to out-think your enemy, than to outfight him.

- Sun Tzu
Attack like the Fire and be still as the Mountain.

Move swift as the Wind and closely-formed as the Wood. Attack like the Fire and be still as the Mountain.

- Sun Tzu
Do not press an enemy at bay.

Do not press an enemy at bay.

- Sun Tzu
Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons

Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley.

- Sun Tzu
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free.

When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.

- Sun Tzu
Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you

Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm.

- Sun Tzu
If you wait by the river long enough, the bodies of your enemies will float by.

If you wait by the river long enough, the bodies of your enemies will float by.

- Sun Tzu
Who wishes to fight must first count the cost.

Who wishes to fight must first count the cost.

- Sun Tzu
So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong, and strike at what is weak.

So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong, and strike at what is weak.

- Sun Tzu
To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.

To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.

- Sun Tzu
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

- Sun Tzu
To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.

To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.

- Sun Tzu
Know yourself and you will win all battles.

Know yourself and you will win all battles.

- Sun Tzu
Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.

Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.

- Sun Tzu
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy...

All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.

- Sun Tzu
Keep your friends close, your enemies even closer.

Keep your friends close, your enemies even closer.

- Sun Tzu
The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.

The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.

- Sun Tzu
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare.

There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare.

- Sun Tzu
If your opponent is of choleric temper, irritate him.

If your opponent is of choleric temper, irritate him.

- Sun Tzu
He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.

He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.

- Sun Tzu
Quickness is the essence of the war.

Quickness is the essence of the war.

- Sun Tzu
Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.

- Sun Tzu
If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.

If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.

- Sun Tzu
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.

Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.

- Sun Tzu
If quick, I survive. If not quick, I am lost. This is death.

If quick, I survive. If not quick, I am lost. This is “death.”

- Sun Tzu
Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.

Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.

- Sun Tzu
Great results, can be achieved with small forces.

Great results, can be achieved with small forces.

- Sun Tzu
If his forces are united, separate them.

If his forces are united, separate them.

- Sun Tzu
Mystify, mislead, and surprise the enemy.

Mystify, mislead, and surprise the enemy.

- Sun Tzu
Secret operations are essential in war

Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move.

- Sun Tzu
The peak efficiency of knowledge and strategy is to make conflict unnecessary.

The peak efficiency of knowledge and strategy is to make conflict unnecessary.

- Sun Tzu