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.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.