Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
War is over ... If you want it.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
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.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
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.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.