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.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.