War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.