It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
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.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?