Quotations list about casualties, accidents and bloodshed captions for Instagram citing Marshal Ferdinand Foch, John Irving and Jim Rohn carnage sayings.
It takes 15,000 casualties to train a major general.
— Marshal Ferdinand Foch
Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.
— John Irving casualties quote
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.
— Jim Rohn
In the war for individual rights, common sense becomes the first and major casualty.
Unfortunately, the truth is usually the first casualty in an interaction between two people.
— casualties quotation by Steve Maraboli
If there really had been a Mercutio, and if there really were a Paradise, Mercutio might be hanging out with teenage Vietnam draftee casualties now, talking about what it felt like to die for other people's vanity and foolishness.
We are super-casualties of a war against the gently sensitive and beautiful soul of the child within each of us.
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.
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 was being taken around by a press agent at the Venice Film Festival at age 18.
Was it fun? Sure. But it was a dangerous path to be walking on as far as having a substantive life. Because the casualty rate at the Venice Film Festival for 18-year-olds? High.
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society.
.. shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
The first casualty when war comes is truth.
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.
To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.
Today we're faced with over 500 casualties, a cost of over $200 billion.
And it could rise - the casualties could go into thousands and the cost could go over half a trillion - if we stay there for years.
Our reports about civilian casualties here, about the resistance of the Iraqi forces, are going back to the United States. It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge the policy to develop their arguments.
For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war.
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.
If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction that inflicts large casualties, the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor of a military form of government.
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.
But unfortunately, in my unrelenting drive to get back on that drum stool, the major casualty in all of it was that I really forgot about me.
I like to be alone so I can write. But focus can hurt you. I don't want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.
You might hold an ethical position that it's wrong to lie, but if you have plans for a war in Iraq, and you want to keep them secret for practical reasons - to reduce casualties, perhaps - and someone asks you about those plans, you may need to lie for a 'good' outcome.
Proving yourself in a field where the casualty rate is so notoriously high is an ongoing challenge.
Obviously, the greater the length of a war the higher is likely to be the number of casualties in it on either side.
It was the nearest to a casualty on the Spray in her whole course, so far as I know. The young man having come on board with compliments made the mishap most embarrassing.
The United States, per capita, at a certain period in its history, had the most junkies of any country ever in the world - right after the Civil War. The most brutal war, the greatest amount of casualties that America's ever had.
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.
Yet the march toward freedom is not without its hazards or its casualties and the threats of violence aimed at Iraqis who participate in the election will be dealt with accordingly.
Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House.
We know that if al Queda or one of these terrorist organizations were to get a weapon of mass destruction from Iraq, that they would have no hesitation about using it to catastrophic consequences; the potential is for hundreds of thousands of casualties.
It's often been observed that the first casualty of war is the truth.
But that's a lie, too, in its way. The reality is that, for most wars to begin, the truth has to have been sacrificed a long time in advance.
I couldn't stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties.
For fear of dropping the troops in the sea, the pilots tended to drop them too far inland - some of them actually in the British lines. The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops, which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.
So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored.