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Old soldiers never die; they just fade away. - General Douglas MacArthur

It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it. - General Douglas MacArthur

He, therefore, who desires peace should prepare for war. He who aspires to victory should spare no pains to form his soldiers. And he who hopes for success should fight on principle, not chance. (from De rei Militari)  - Vegetius

War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

For love of country they accepted death... - James A. Garfield

And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave. - Joseph Drake

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Great things are won by great dangers. - Herodotus

Peace requires us to surrender our illusions of control. - Jack Kornfield