The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.