A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
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.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.