War hath no fury like a non-combatant.
To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation.
There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it.
The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.
A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
Patriotism has served, at different times, as widely different ends as a razor, which ought to be used in keeping your face clean and yet may be used to cut your own throat or that of an innocent person.