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Quotes show reflection on war, its impact

by ROGER GREGORY / Contributing Writer
| August 30, 2023 1:00 AM

There are many quotes that deal with war. Here are some of them.

"Old Soldiers never die, just the young ones." - Author unknown

"Older men declare war, but it is the youth that must fight and die." - Herbert Hoover

"The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other [person] die for his." - General George Patton.

"In peace, the sons bury their fathers, but in war, the fathers bury their sons." - Croesus

"There are a lot of young men who look on war as all glory, but boys, it is all hell." - General Sherman. Aug. 11, 1880

"If you think old soldiers just fade away, just try to get into your old uniform." - Jackie Gleason

"The time not to become a father, is eighteen years before a war." - E.B White

Take time and digest these quotes.

Roger Gregory is a Vietnam veteran and business owner in Priest River.

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