The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
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.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.