There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
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.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.