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War is not a life: it is a situation, one which may neither be ignored nor accepted.

NO WAR waged against the human spirit was ever won, and no effort waged to lift the human spirit was ever lost. Across the pages of history in bold letters underlined in innocent blood is written the futility of battle, while at the bottom of history's pages in unheralded footnotes is the powerful and iridescent testimony of love.
NO WAR waged against the human spirit was ever won, and no effort waged to lift the human spirit was ever lost. Across the pages of history in bold letters underlined in innocent blood is written the futility of battle, while at the bottom of history's pages in unheralded footnotes is the powerful and iridescent testimony of love.
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
Are wars... anything but the means whereby a nation's problems are set, where creation is stimulated -- there you have adventure. But there is no adventure in heads-or-tails, in betting that the toss will come out of life or death. War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
War is the father of all things. But who is the mother?
We donít invade countries for the reasons we're told or we wouldíve done a lot of things about a lot of things. They tell you things like they hate freedom so youíre okay with them attacking but itís for other reasons.
The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental.
If you kill enough of them, they stop fighting.
Its good to hear from soldiers; I hope your voices are heard, and that your wounds are never hidden, so that maybe our children won't have to repeat what we've already been through time and time again.