Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
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.
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.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.