quote by Al Capone

I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.

— Al Capone

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Casualties quote Truth is the first casualty of war.
Truth is the first casualty of war.

The heavy casualties, the constant retreat, the shortage of food and munitions, the difficulty of receiving reinforcements... all this had a very bad effect on morale. Many longed to get across the Volga, to escape the hell of Stalingrad.

In war, truth is often the first casualty.

As in any war, there have been dreadful mistakes and civilian casualties.

The difference is when Israelis kill innocents they apologize; when Hezbollah kills innocents they celebrate.

The World War demonstrated the importance of Field Artillery.

The majority of casualties were inflicted by the arm.


The issue of terrorism must be dealt with firmly.

We must work very hard to avoid loss of life. We must work very hard to avoid civilian casualties. And those terrorists and Baathists are holding the people of Fallujah hostage. We must release the hostages.

We went over there and fought the war and eventually burned down every town in North Korea anyway, someway or another, and some in South Korea too. Over a period of three years or so, we killed off - what - twenty percent of the population of Korea as direct casualties of war, or from starvation and exposure?

Casualties many; Percentage of dead not known; Combat efficiency; we are winning.

Proving yourself in a field where the casualty rate is so notoriously high is an ongoing challenge.

We've protected thousands of people in Libya;

we have not seen a single U.S. casualty; there's no risks of additional escalation. This operation is limited in time and in scope.


I'm getting a little fed up with hearing about, oh, civilian casualties.

I think we ought to nuke North Korea right now just to give the rest of the world a warning.

Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action.

The first casualty when war comes is truth.

Rappers can't sleep, need sleepin', B.

I.G. keep creepin', Bullets heat-seekin', Casualties need treatin', Dumb rappers need teachin'.

If the first casualty of war is innocence, then perhaps with each bullet fired, bomb detonated, leader overthrown, wall built, economy destroyed and family member killed, we are not creating goodwill and harmony, but rather another child who believes violence is the only means to bring about change in the world.


Clarity of language is the first casualty of authoritarianism.

There's a hazy smile on her lips that won't go away, and her hair is a mess.

It's like a brushfire filled with casualties.

One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society.

.. shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.

When war is declared, truth is the first casualty

The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.


Like secondhand smoke, the leakage of emotions can make a bystander an innocent casualty of someone else's toxic state.

The history of warfare has not yet enabled any army, any civilized army, the army of a democracy like Israel, to be able to deal with a ruthless terrorist enemy that uses civilians as a human shield without having some incidental civilian casualties.

I had no illusions about love anymore.

It came, it went, it left casualties or it didn't. People weren't meant to be together forever, regardless of what the songs say.

Writing a novel is actually searching for victims.

As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.

No one talked about the fact that in this year under the Obama administration you've seen the highest casualties in Afghanistan. And the fact that it took him almost 90 days to figure out what his strategy is going to be was absolutely appalling.


Obviously, the greater the length of a war the higher is likely to be the number of casualties in it on either side.

I am not only a casualty, I am also a warrior.

If you look at casualties, you find countries that had much higher loss rates per capita than the US. Denmark comes to mind, the United Kingdom, they have suffered heavy losses at various points, the Germans as well.

I'm a grenade and at some point I'm going to blow up and I would like to minimize the casualties, okay?

All of life is a risk; in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words.


To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.

I think the level of casualties is secondary.

.. [A]ll the great scholars who have studied American character have come to the conclusion that we are a warlike people and that we love war... What we hate is not casualties but losing.

I was very careful to send Mr. Roosevelt every few days a statement of our casualties. I tried to keep before him all the time the casualty results because you get hardened to these things and you have to be very careful to keep them always in the forefront of your mind.

The truth is that, in trying to get at terrorists who are in countries that either are unwilling or unable to capture those terrorists or disable them themselves, there are a lot of situations where the use of a drone is going to result in much fewer civilian casualties and much less collateral damage than if I send in a battalion of marines.

Don't take the casual approach to life. Casualness leads to casualties.

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