If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.