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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
War is over ... If you want it.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
All warfare is based on deception.