To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
All warfare is based on deception.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.