As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.