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
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
All warfare is based on deception.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
War is over ... If you want it.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.