He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.
— Tacitus

It is not right to glory in the slain.
Homer slain quote

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Everything that is right or natural pleads for separation. The blood of the slain, the weeping voice of nature cries, 'Tis time to part.
— Thomas Paine

Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.
— Siddha Nagarjuna

For he that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day, but he, who is in battle slain, can never rise and fight again.
— slain quotation by Oliver Goldsmith