Wise Words On Afghanistan

By | September 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

I have seen much war in my life, and I detest it profoundly. But there are worse things than war, and they all come with defeat. − Ernest Hemingway

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it. − George Orwell

We cannot win the hearts of Islamic tribes hurtling headlong into the ninth century; we can rent their tolerance by giving them money. − Bing West, author, war correspondent, Marine

The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten. − Calvin Coolidge

History teaches that those countries that expect to win a short war end up losing a long one. – Mackubin Thomas Owens

Any plan of war that depends on the cooperation of the enemy is bound to fail. – Mackubin Thomas Owens

I do not like the language of violence. However, I am fluent in how it is spoken. – Anon.

If you don’t have a strategy, you’re part of someone else’s strategy. – Alvin Toffler

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 veterans of early wars were treated and appreciated by our nation. – George Washington

We only win when we play on the road. We lose when it’s a home game. – Oliver North, “The Assassins,” discussing terrorism

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