Once war is forced upon us, there is no alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end. War’s very object is victory-not prolonged indecision.
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I had learned one of the bitter lessons of life: never try to regain the past, the fire will have become ashes.
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Twice in my lifetime the long arm of destiny has reached across the oceans and involved the entire life and manhood of the United States in a deadly struggle.There was no use in saying We don’t want it; we won
When we went into World War II, I was a tractor driver then. I drove tractors on the plantation. So when they start calling people my age, 18, up, I was one they called.
There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can’t smile, grin. If you can’t grin, keep out of the way till you can.
I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they’d never expect it.
[John McCain is]… not a war hero. He’s a war hero – he’s a war hero ’cause he was captured. I Like people that weren’t captured, OK, I hate to tell you.
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.