An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.