The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
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.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win