It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
All warfare is based on deception.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
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 war between Europeans is a civil war.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.