What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.