You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
If we don't end war, war will end us.
All warfare is based on deception.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.