Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
War is over ... If you want it.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.