On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory.
More quotes by Douglas MacArthur
I had learned one of the bitter lessons of life: never try to regain the past, the fire will have become ashes.
You don’t win wars by dying for your country you win wars by making the other son of a b*tch die for his.
More quotes about War
War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.
World War II was fought for the abolition of racial exclusiveness, equality of nations and the integrity of their territories, liberation of enslaved nations and restoration of their sovereign rights, the right of every nation to arrange its affairs as it wishes, economic aid to nations that have suffered and assistance to them in attaining their material welfare, restoration of democratic liberties, and destruction of the Hitlerite regime.
Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego.
A shadow has fallen upon the scenes so lately lighted by the Allied victory. From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.
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.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.