Diplomacy … mops up war’s spillages; legitimizes its outcomes; gives the strong state the means to impose its will on a weaker one, while saving its fleets and battalions for weightier opponents.
Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Oceanroll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruinhis control Stops with the shore.Rochdale
One voice, speaking truth is a greater force than fleets and armies, given time; plenty of time.ursula k. le guin
We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines against the enemy while our fleets replaced losses and repaired wounds.chester w. nimitz
Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruin his control Stops with the shore.lord byron
Why doesn't the Mufti inform us of the ruling concerning the ruler who places his country and its resources at the services of the forces of the infidels and their fleets and aircrafts, for them to take off from it to bomb, destroy, and burn the Muslim countries and villages and exterminate thousands of them in Afghanistan and Iraq?abdul-azeez ibn abdullaah aal ash-shaikh