Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
All warfare is based on deception.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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.
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.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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.
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 instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare