05-06-2013, 03:31 PM
(05-06-2013, 03:16 PM)geordie sam Wrote: Next to a battle lost,the saddest thing is a battle won.
The Duke of Wellington.
Very good quote and thought by the Duke of Wellington.
However , a verse from a very old book just came to my head :
Those who are wise lament neither for the living nor for the dead.
Bhagavad Gita 2.11 (previous to a battle).
05-07-2013, 12:39 PM
Karl Von Clausewitz Wrote:War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering.
I have yet to meet anyone who wishes for peace more than my fellow officers, and no one who hankers for war more than a politician who have never served in the armed forces - consider that a personal observation after wearing the uniform for twenty years...
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