Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.