"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Herodotus on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Herodotus on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Herodotus on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Herodotus on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Herodotus on Winston Churchill
"It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing."
"He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold."
"Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change."
"Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men."
"Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before."