"In war, truth is the first casualty."
"I suppose the neutral parties in any war are the only people making money from it."
"No man ought to tell another man what you got to live for or what he's got to die for."
"War is a struggle and struggle breeds greatness."
"That's the thing about war, Mannix. People die."
"When two elephants fight, the one that suffers is the grass."
"Isn't that why we fight, so we can end all fighting?"
"You think you can become a more authentic person by joining a war?"
"In wartime, even the noblest of causes can be bent a little bit."
"Do you know why people like violence? It is because it feels good. Humans find violence deeply satisfying. But remove the satisfaction, and the act becomes hollow."