Quotes of the Day for 10 April 2003 – Victory
The war to liberate Iraq may continue fitfully for a while, but victory has clearly been gained, and yesterday will be noted as the time it came to pass. It was the first day that change was certain enough for the population to dare smile. Churchill's warning below is valid, but it looks like the coalition is willing to work at peace, and the soldiers are much happier passing out food and water to smiling Iraqis than nervously watching them. To Victory!
One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
War is a series of catastrophes that results in victory.
- George Clemenceau
The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
- Marshal Ferdinand Foch
It's not victory if it doesn't end the war.
- Michel de Montaigne
The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill, 1874 - 1965
In war there is no substitute for victory.
- Douglas MacArthur, 1880 - 1964
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