The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
All warfare is based on deception.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.