To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
War is over ... If you want it.