All warfare is based on deception.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.