A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.