A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
All warfare is based on deception.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
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.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.
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.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
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.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
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.
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.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
War is over ... If you want it.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.