Quotes show reflection on war, its impact
| 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.