Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.