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.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
All warfare is based on deception.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.