An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
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.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
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 a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.