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Letter "S" » soldier
«Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He's the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war.»
Author: Allan Massie
, On War
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«And like the old soldier in that ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the sight to see that duty.»
«Americans, indeed all free men, remember that in the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains»
«A man is a critic when he cannot be an artist, in the same way that a man becomes an informer when he cannot be a soldier»
«Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.»
«A preacher must be both soldier and shepherd. He must nourish, defend, and teach; he must have teeth in his mouth, and be able to bite and fight.»
«A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.»
«Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty»
«Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.»
«'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.»
Author: William Shakespeare
, The Soldier