Quotes tagged with 'war'

How is it you can keep so serene and stay so utterly insensible with a storm of shells and bullets raining about your head?

Captain Smith, my religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time for my death, I do not concern myself with that—but to be always ready, whenever it may overtake me. That is the way all men should live. Then all men would be equally brave.
—Stonewall Jackson / God's and Generals life war
War is a place where young people who don't know each other and don't hate each other kill each other, by the decision of old people who know each other and hate each other, but don't kill each other.
—Unknown Soldier / Definition of War government war