The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
War is over ... If you want it.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.