All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
All warfare is based on deception.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
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.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.