The truth is the greatest enemy of the State.— Unknown Author
Skyrocket Warring quotations
If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.
Mr. Blair, I look upon secession as anarchy. If I owned the four millions of slaves in the South, I would sacrifice them all to the Union; but how can I draw my sword upon Virginia, my native State?
War is when the government tells you who the bad guy is.
Revolution is when you decide that for yourself.
If you want to destroy any nation without war, make adultery or nudity common in the young generation
The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.
..tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.
It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.
European merchants supply the best weaponry, contributing to their own defeat.
I die innocent of all the crimes laid to my charge;
I pardon those who have occasioned my death; and I pray to God that the blood you are going to shed may never be visited on France.
While I cannot take the time to name all the men in the State Department who have been named as members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring, I have here in my hand a list of 205.
The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Those who are skilled in combat do notbecome angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
I believe it to be the duty of everyone to unite in the restoration of the country and the reestablishment of peace and harmony.
The reason why China suffers bitterly from endless wars is because of the existence of feudal lords and kings.
If you can't afford to take care of your # veterans , then don't go to war.
The individual comes face-to-face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists. The American mind has not come to a realisation of the evil which has been introduced into our midst. It rejects even the assumption that human creatures could espouse a philosophy which must ultimately destroy all that is good and decent.
Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. James Baldwin on Love
Get the mind right, the body will follow, you lose some battles in life, but if you always put your heart and passion forward first as your main objective, you will win the war, that’s what gives you the strength to get off the ground… and do it again.
With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relative, my children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned my commission in the Army.
Poor is the nation that has no heroes, but poorer still is the nation that having heroes, fails to remember and honor them.
But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.
God created war so that Americans would learn geography.
To all of you I should like to say that in the course of this war you will have to acquire the experience and achieve the success which alone can build up a national tradition for our Army. An army that has no tradition of courage, fearlessness and invincibility cannot hold its own in a struggle with a powerful enemy.
It became the middle finger I couldn’t raise in PR photographs.
The mustache became my silent last word in the verbal battles I was losing with higher headquarters on rules, targets, and fighting the war.
So far from engaging in a war to perpetuate slavery, I am rejoiced that slavery is abolished.
We understood that politics is nothing but war without bloodshed and war is nothing but politics with bloodshed.
Undertake this journey for the remission of your sins, with the assurance of the imperishable glory of the Kingdom of Heaven!
Let those who once fought against brothers and relatives now rightfully fight against barbarians.
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president.
One day the great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans (1888).