Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.