The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
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.
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 nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
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.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.