You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.