It would be inaccurate to say that Churchill and I conversed. Like Gladstone speaking to Victoria, he addressed me as though I were a one-man House of Commons.
Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. [And] if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.- Charles Simmons
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.- Bill Cosby
The future of our economy relies on the imagination of entrepreneurs.- Barack Obama
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.- Bob Hope
Comments on: "William Manchester Quotes: Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or..."
Johnson approached a strongly fortified position by outflanking it, or burrowing under it, or surprising the defenders from the rear, or raining down obstacles upon them from the sky, or starving them into submission… Rarely, and then only reluctantly, would he proceed directly from A to B, to him the shortest distance between two points was a tunnel.
|Birth:||1st April, 1922|
|Death:||1st June, 2004|
|Profession:||Author, Biographer, Historian|
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