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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
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.
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.
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.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.