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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
War is over ... If you want it.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.