Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.