Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare