The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
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.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
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.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.