The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.