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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
All warfare is based on deception.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.