Scorched Earth

Эти цитаты о войне из игры Scorched Earth (1991 г.):


There’s many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell. -Gen. William T. Sherman


The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility. -Fisher


War is the science of destruction. -John Abbott


Providence is always on the side of the big battalions. -Sevigne


War is a matter of vital importance to the State; the province of life or death; the road to survival or ruin. It is mandatory that it be throughly studied. -Sun Tzu


War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans. -Macchiavelli


Not with dreams but with blood and iron, Shall a nation be moulded at last. -Swinburne


No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it. -Winston Churchill


The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants and for peace like retarded pygmies. -Lester Pearson


We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it. -Max Lerner


No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. -Charles Colton


Nothing good ever comes of violence. -Martin Luther


Give me the money that has been spent in war, and … I will clothe every man, woman and child in attire of which kings and queens would be proud. -Henry Richard


That mad game the world so loves to play. -Jonathon Swift


Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. -Abraham Lincoln

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