The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
— George S. Patton

It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard.
Dorothy Parker bastardized quote

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.
— George S. Patton

You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
— John Lennon

Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard.
— bastardized quotation by John Steinbeck