What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
War is over ... If you want it.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.