The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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 object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
All warfare is based on deception.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
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.
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.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.