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.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.