Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort oftheliving room.Vietnamwaslost inthe living rooms of America, not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
High upon the gallows tree Swung the noble-hearted three By the vengeful tyrant stricken in their bloom; But they met him face to face With the courage of their race, And they went with souls undaunted to their doom. 'God save Ireland!'said the heroes; 'God save Ireland', say they all: Whether on the scaffold high Or the battlefield we die, Oh, what matter when for Erin dear we fall.
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