I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.