Either war is obsolete, or men are.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.