From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.