It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
All warfare is based on deception.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.