I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.