I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.