"We are as near to heaven by sea as by land."
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"Conscription may have been good for the country, but it damn near killed the army."
"Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea."
"Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?"
"The army is the true nobility of our country."
"'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife."
"History shows that there are no invincible armies."
"In this country it's a good thing to kill an admiral now and then to encourage the others."
"When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen."
"Making the world safe for hypocrisy."
"Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love."
"An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy."
"The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind."
"Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised."
"None are more haughty than a common place person raised to power."
"Chins without beards deserve no honor."
"We see things as we are, not as they are."
"Appearance rules the world."
"I don't consider myself bald, I'm just taller than my hair."
"How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems."
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