War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
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.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.