All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
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.
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.
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.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.