The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.
Dependability, integrity, the characteristic of never knowingly doing anything wrong, that you would never cheat anyone, that you would give everybody a fair deal. Character is a sort of an all-inclusive thing. If a man has character, everyone has confidence in him. Soldiers must have confidence in their leader.
Life is a war, and in war, there is no second place.
Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked . . . and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead.
The second best decision in time is infinitely better than the perfect decision too late.
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