There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.