Quote I can't complete- think it's Plato




 
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June 20th, 2006  
deerslayer
 
 

Topic: Quote I can't complete- think it's Plato


"At the end of war there are three armies, the army of the dead, the army of the living, and-"

thanks in advance- it's driving me out of my mind.
June 20th, 2006  
Redleg
 
 
Can't find anything on this...

Only one slightly related is this one by Plato:
"Only the dead have seen the end of war."
http://www.military-quotes.com/database/p.htm
June 21st, 2006  
Missileer
 
 
I think this is the one you're thinking of.

"A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves."


~German proverb
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June 23rd, 2006  
mmarsh
 
 
I heard a similar one I dont have the exact words but the jist of it was "an Army of grieving widows and orphans". Something like that.
June 25th, 2006  
deerslayer
 
 
Y'all are close, but no bannana.
 


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