When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
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.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.