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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Never was anything great achieved without danger
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.