To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
War is over ... If you want it.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
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.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win