I can stand in a crystal stream without another human around me and cast all day long, and if I never catch a single fish, I can come home and still feel like I had a wonderful time. It's the being there that's important.
Moving into an unoccupied village when there's no opposition, I don't call that a military victory.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
I've got to tell you what, the soldier doesn't fight very hard for a leader who is going to shoot him, okay, on his own whim. That's not what military leadership is all about.
If Saddam were to be replaced tomorrow he would probably be replaced with someone who's just as bad or worse than he is.
War is a profane thing.