I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
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.