When anger rises, think of the consequences.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
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 forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.