To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
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.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare