Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare