If they do it, it’s terrorism, if we do it, it’s fighting for freedom. ~ Anthony Quainton, U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, 1984 – Anthony Quainton – Source: Off the record response of the Ambassador to a group of concerned U.S. citizens when asked to explain the difference between U.S. government actions in Nicaragua and the violence it condemns as terrorism elsewhere in the world.
The aim of military training is not just to prepare men for battle, but to make them long for it. ~ Louis Simpson
I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. Some of these young men think that war is all glory but let me say war is all hell. ~ William Tecumseh Sherman.
The greatest spiritual practise is to transform love into service. ~ Sai Baba