It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.