I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.