Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
All warfare is based on deception.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.