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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.