“When we’ve done with you, you’ll be able to stand up and slaughter your enemies like civilized men.”
“Good soldiers don’t think – they just obey.”
"Bullets do not kill. It is the finger that pulls the trigger."
"I keep forgetting, wars have always been fought by children."
“An army needs something to fight for in order to win.”
“Treason is a charge invented by winners as an excuse for hanging the losers.”
“All armies have some men who aren’t nice.”
"I am old, Sir. I've seen so many wars. It all seemed so important at the time. Now, I don't even remember what they were for. Millions of dead men and I don't know why."
"All violence begets is violence."
“Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.”