Important Quotations Explained
love the smell of napalm in the morning.”
“In this war, things get confused
out there—power, ideals, the old morality, and practical military
necessity . . . because there’s a conflict in every human heart
between the rational and the irrational, between good and evil.
And good does not always triumph.”
was the way we had over here of living with ourselves. We’d cut
them in half with a machine gun and give them a Band-Aid. It was
a lie—and the more I saw of them, the more I hated lies.”
judgment that defeats us.”
horror, the horror.”
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