As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
Nobody supposes that doctors are less virtuous than judges;but a judge whose salary and reputation depended on whetherthe verdict was for plaintiff or defendant, prosecutor or prisoner,would be as little trusted as a general in the pay of the enemy.
I knew if I waited around long enough something like this would happen.
Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.
You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pistols and cartridges; the old ones, grub.