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.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.