There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.