There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.