To those who are incapable of presenting the historic truth in an honest way, I want to say that Poland was not a perpetrator but a victim of World War Two.
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other — instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
The United Nations' founders understood that decisions affecting war and peace should happen only by consensus, and with America's consent, the veto by Security Council permanent members was enshrined in the United Nations Charter. The profound wisdom of this has underpinned the stability of international relations for decades.
To those who don't know the historical truth, I would like to say today, Poland was not an aggressor but a victim during the Second World War.
I've read a lot of war writing, even World War I writing, the British war poetry of Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves's memoir 'Goodbye to All That', and a civilian memoir, 'Testament of Youth', by Vera Brittain.
The negative effects of combat were nightmares, and I'd get jumpy around certain noises and stuff, but you'd have that after a car accident or a bad divorce. Life's filled with trauma. You don't need to go to war to find it; it's going to find you. We all deal with it, and the effects go away after awhile. At least they did for me.
War — quotes and aphorisms
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
According to various polls conducted, the single most important issue in last week's election was not the Iraq War, not the War on Terror, not even the economy. It was the cultural war.
I am confident that in the end freedom and democracy will prevail over terror and tyranny. We will win this war on terror — and when we do Americans, the British, Iraqis, and people around the world will be more secure.
This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland.
War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don't massacre each other.
I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters.