It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
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.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.