To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.