quotes tagged with 'cowards'

War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle; therefore they take boys from one village and another village, stick them into uniforms, equip them with guns, and let them loose like wild beasts against one other.

Author: Thomas Carlyle, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in war military soldiers cowards uniforms thomascarlyle 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The nation that will insist on drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to have its fighting done by fools and its thinking done by cowards.

Author: Sir William Francis Butler, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in soldier statesman scholar fools cowards williamfrancisbutler 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.

Author: Thucydides, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in soldiers fools scholars warriors statesmen cowards thucydides 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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