O: O'Brien - Ovid
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"Anybody who doesn't have fear is an idiot. It's just that you
must make the fear work for you. Hell, when somebody shot at me, it made me
madder than hell, and all I wanted to do was shoot back."
- General Robin Olds, USAF.
"It is one thing to shout for peace, but quite another to
encourage the obvious enemy by saying in advance that you won't fight in any
- Maurice Oldfield
"If they (the
young pilots) are on land, they would be bombed down, and if they are in the
air, they would be shot down. That's sad...Too sad...To let the young men die
beautifully, that's what Tokko is. To give beautiful death, that's called
- Admiral Takijiro Onishi (Note: Tokko means suicidal attack in
the world could not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most
people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad
Gita: "I am became Death, the destroyers of worlds." I suppose we all
thought that, one way or another."
Many thinks that Robert Oppenheimer did only say
"I am became Death, the
destroyers of worlds."
bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last
few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country."
safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence
on those who would do us harm."
- Attributed to George Orwell
(I have found no evidence that he really did say this)
"The quickest way of
ending a war is to lose it."
- George Orwell
"It is the act of a
coward to wish for death."
- Ovid, 43 b.c.-18