What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
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.