Let those who once fought against brothers and relatives now rightfully fight against barbarians.— Pope Urban II
Astonishing Medieval War quotations
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Undertake this journey for the remission of your sins, with the assurance of the imperishable glory of the Kingdom of Heaven!
Wisdom and peace come when you start living the life the creator intended for you.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
When you see contention amongst your enemies, go and sit at ease with your friends; but when you see them of one mind, string your bow, and place stones upon the ramparts.
Thank goodness we don't live in medieval times, when people fought wars over ideas.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
That field hath eyen, and the wood hath ears.
Better to reign in hell than serve in heav'n.
Wars begin when you will, but they do not end when you please.
Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.
It was so wonderful that I do not know how to describe this first glimpse of things never heard of, seen or dreamed of before.
So loud was the wailing of the women and children that there was not one man among us whose heart did not bleed at the sound.
The souls of emperors and cobblers are cast in the same mould
It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
He doth nothing but talk of his horses.
Put an end to so great an evil and arrive at a peace settlement whatever the outcome, and whatever the conditions.
Good order makes men bold, and confusion, cowards.
The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.
I'll fight, till from my bones my flesh be hacked.
Therefore gird yourselves manfully and take up joyful arms for the name of God.
To ensure victory the troops must have confidence in themselves as well as in their commanders.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
The strength of God will enable us, a small but faithful band, to overcome the multitude of the faithless.
Let the boy win his spurs.
Many strokes, though with a little axe, hew down and fell the hardest-timber'd oak.
Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.
Whoever devotedly undertakes and performs this most holy journey.
.. shall have the enjoyment of eternal reward from the repayer of all men.
Inflict not on an enemy every injury in your power, for he may afterwards become your friend.
If they wish to fight today, let them come like men.
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
No one conquers who doesn't fight.
The best fortress which a prince can possess is the affection of his people.
They assembled from all sides, one after another, with arms and horses and all the panoply of war.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
As president I would actually name the enemy, radical Islamic terrorists.
We've got a president [ Barack Obama] who wants to apologize for America and wants to criticize medieval Christian and wants to wage war on junk food. He won't even say the words "radical Islamic terrorists."
It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one.
Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
A safe stronghold our God is still. A trusty shield and weapon.
If wars can be started by lies, peace can be started by truth.
To carry on war, three things are necessary: money, money, and yet more money.
Set out on pilgrimage and triumph gloriously over the infidels in the East.
A man can die but once.
Among other evils which being unarmed brings you, it causes you to be despised.