I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.