War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
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.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
If we don't end war, war will end us.
War is over ... If you want it.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
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
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem