The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
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.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
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.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
All warfare is based on deception.