Famous Quotes About Battle Of The Somme
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Top Quotes About Battle Of The Somme
1. "A part of you feels lost and not at 'home', while another part just wants to be home. Inside you feel it's better to be lost then to be home where you think you belong. There's a battle inside of you, but you don't know which side to fight on. Is it better to be lost or is it better to be 'home'? When you're lost, you have freedom from yourself. When your lost you're not yourself, you don't know what to do or who you are anymore. When you're home, you feel safe, but "home is a battlefield. Back home they're all tying to ‘get you'. Get you to open up, be somebody you're not sure you are anymore. Or I could be wrong." Maybe it's better to be lost then to be home, but sometimes you just got to come 'home' for awhile! Sometimes home is where you should be even when you want to be lost."
Author: Benjamin Ford Crouch
2. "It's pride, plain and simple, that keeps me from giving God all the glory and keeping some of it for myself. It is a battle we all fight in some form or another, some of us daily or even hourly."
Author: Francis Chan
3. "L'individu n'est pas la somme de ses impressions générales, il est la somme de ses impressions singulières."
Author: Gaston Bachelard
4. "I'm more of a warrior than you'll ever be. I believe in the class war. I believe in the battle of the sexes. I believe in my tribe. I believe in the righteous, intelligent clued-up section of the working classes against the brain-dead moronic masses as well as the mediocre, soulless bourgeoisie."
Author: Irvine Welsh
5. "The Greeks had had no clear notion of it. For them the future had been indeterminable. In Aristotle's teaching, a man could never say for certain if there would be a sea battle tomorrow."
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
6. "Tennis was never work for me, tennis was fun. And the tougher the battle and the longer the match, the more fun I had."
Author: Jimmy Connors
7. "Everything is a battle with this band."
Author: Kenny Hickey
8. "We have now won the battle of the laboratories as we have won the other battles. We are now prepared to obliterate more rapidly and completely every productive enterprise the Japanese have above ground in any city, said Harry Truman. We shall destroy their docks, their factories, and their communications. Let there be no mistake; we shall completely destroy Japan's power to make war. It was to spare—"
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
9. "My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953."
Author: Leon Uris
10. "He'd tried so hard to fight his fear, but there was a something liberating about giving up the battle and recognizing his fear was part of him. It wasn't something to be exorcised. It wasn't something to be obeyed. It needed only to be acknowledged."
Author: Marie Sexton
11. "The battle had been as hideous as you might expect between one side who were simply not afraid to die and another who regarded death as merely a door to the eternal life."
Author: Paul Hoffman
12. "On a distant battlefield, somewhere in the Middle East, Sergeant Jackson is sick of this fucking war and stands up from behind the trench he's hiding in, ignores the pleas of his squad mates to get down and starts to play the electric guitar he's insisted he bring into battle with him. He plays a song: his father's favourite. He's spent years learning it and he thinks it's beautiful. The first bullet kills him. Someone takes a picture as he falls. A dying soldier clutching his electric guitar."
13. "Rome, on the other hand, lost—suffering on that one day more battle deaths than the United States during the entire course of the war in Vietnam, suffering more dead soldiers than any other army on any single day of combat in the entire course of Western military history."
Author: Robert L. O'Connell
14. "It is regrettable to spend one's life in a battle that ends with no victory nor defeat, to consume it in another battle that ends with a defeat, and in a third that ends with his victory over his brother."
Author: Salman Al Odah
15. "A lot of my comic influences are distinctly American: Woody Allen and Bob Hope, for example. They were always the underdogs who were using wit to sort of battle their way through. And it seems to me that a lot of contemporary U.S. comedies are shot through with losers. None of the characters in 'The Big Bang Theory,' for instance, are studs."
Author: Stephen Merchant
16. "The idealist withdrew himself, because he could not suffer the jostling of the human crowd; he had not the strength to fight and so called the battle vulgar; he was vain, and since his fellows would not take him at his own estimate, consoled himself with despising his fellows."
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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