There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
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.
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.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.