If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
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.
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.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.