I am a Korean War veteran. I support our troops as much as anyone in this body, but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq as soon as it can be safely done.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
There never was a good war or a bad revolution.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Lord, bid war's trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.
**** the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!
It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
We make war that we may live in peace.
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask: "Mother, what was war?"
The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
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