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Wednesday, 20 September 2017
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"It should be noted that children's games are not merely games. One should regard them as their most serious activities." (Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De - Leisure)

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'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife. - (Shakespeare, William - Army and Navy)
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Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Army and Navy)
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An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy. - (Zedong, Mao - Army and Navy)
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Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children? - (Kraus, Karl - Army and Navy)
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Come on, you sons of bitches! Do you want to live forever? - (Daly, Daniel - Army and Navy)
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Conscription may have been good for the country, but it damn near killed the army. - (Hull, Sir Richard - Army and Navy)
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Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He's the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war. - (Massie, Allan - Army and Navy)
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Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash. - (Churchill, Winston - Army and Navy)
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Drinking is the soldier's pleasure. - (Dryden, John - Army and Navy)
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Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea. - (Johnson, Samuel - Army and Navy)
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History shows that there are no invincible armies. - (Stalin, Joseph - Army and Navy)
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How happy is the sailor's life, from coast to coast to roam; in every port he finds a wife, in every land a home. - (Bickerstaffe, Isaac - Army and Navy)
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I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me. - (Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington - Army and Navy)
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I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else. - (Cromwell, Oliver - Army and Navy)
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I must have the gentleman to haul and draw with the mariner, and the mariner with the gentleman. I would know him, that would refuse to set his hand to a rope, but I know there is not any such here. - (Drake, Sir Francis - Army and Navy)
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