War and Peace
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Why bother building any more nuclear warheads until we've used the ones we have?
Katz' Law: Man and nations will act rationally when all other possibilities have been exhausted.
Join the Army: travel to exotic distant lands, meet exciting, unusual people and kill them.
It is impossible to defend perfectly against the attack of those who want to die.
You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and liberty.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
Coward: one who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
Riot: A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.
Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted into each others' pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
Cannon: An instrument used in the rectification of national boundaries.