Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
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 don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.