An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.