I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome.
Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either.
It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore.
To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be.
We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
Being seventy is not a sin.