I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
All warfare is based on deception.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.