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In time of peril, like the needle to the loadstone, obedience, irrespective of rank, generally flies to him who is best fitted to command.Send
In time of peril, like the needle to the loadstone, obedience, irrespective of rank, generally flies to him who is best fitted to command.
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.Rate this quote: Send
But if Saddam had been in a position credibly to threaten America or any of its allies, or the coalition's forces, with attack by missiles with nuclear warheads, would we have gone to the Gulf at all?Rate this quote: Send
Nothing is easy in war. Mistakes are always paid for in casualties and troops are quick to sense any blunder made by their commanders.Rate this quote: Send
In the days and in the years that are to come we shall work for a just and honorable peace, a durable peace, as today we work and fight for total victory in war. We can and we will achieve such a peace.Rate this quote: Send