It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
All warfare is based on deception.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.