War is over ... If you want it.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.