Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.