Thursday, July 04, 2013

9 quotes on war

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender." -- Winston Churchill 

"War does not determine who is right - only who is left." -- Bertrand Russell

"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy." -- John Adams 

"It's funny how those who are most pro-war are almost always the guys who never had to fight in one." -- Jerome P. Crabb

"There was never a good war, or a bad peace." -- Benjamin Franklin

"It is well that war is so terrible, lest we should grow too fond of it." -- Robert E. Lee 
"A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end." -- George S. Patton

"We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient." -- Golda Meir

And for fun...
"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms." -- Groucho Marx

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