War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
All warfare is based on deception.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
War is over ... If you want it.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.