There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
War is over ... If you want it.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.