The gradual decline of a society is often a self-induced process of trying to meet ever-expanding appetites, rather than a physical inability to produce past levels of food and fuel, or to maintain adequate defense.
This bloody past suggests to us that enemies cease hostilities only when they are battered enough to acknowledge that there is no hope in victory - and thus that further resistance means only useless sacrifice.
Tomorrow’s victory is today’s practice.- Chris Bradford
To obtain victory by any means and with any weapon.- Chris Bradford
Today is yesterday's victory, yesterday is tomorrow's conquest, and tomorrow is today's wa...- Nadège Richards
The victory will be only entirely and finally achieved when the whole world is free of Jew- Julius Streicher
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.- Bill Russell
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In history, one gathers clues like a detective, tries to present an honest account of what most likely happened, and writes a narrative according to what we know and, where we aren’t absolutely sure, what might be most likely to have happened, within the generally accepted rules of evidence and sources.
|Birth:||5th September, 1953|
Victor Davis Hanson is an American military historian, columnist, political essayist and former classics professor, a scholar of ancient warfare. He has been a commentator on modern warfare and contemporary politics for National Review and other media outlets.
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