War Quotes

Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn’t every war fought between men, between brothers? -Victor Hugo

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. -Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak. -Sun Tzu

All warfare is based on deception. -Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Be extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent s fate. -Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. -Sun Tzu

There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. -Sun Tzu

It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families. -Pythagoras

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace. -Aristotle