There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
All warfare is based on deception.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.