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“Before you leave here, Sir, you’re going to learn that one of the most brutal things in the world is your average nineteen-year-old American boy.” –Phillip Caputo, A Rumor of War

“Now, whoever has courage and a strong and collected spirit in his breast, let him come forward, lace on his gloves and put up his hands.” – Virgil, The Aeneid

'Fléctere si néqueo súperos Acheronta movebo - If I cannot bend the will of heaven, I will raise hell.” – Virgil, The Aeneid

“When you attack the enemy, your spirit must go to the extent of pulling the stakes out of a wall and using them as spears and halberds.” – Miyamoto Musashi, A Book of Five Rings

“Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it.” – Malcolm X

“Where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence.” Mahatma Gandhi

“The only reason a warrior is alive is to fight, and the only reason a warrior fights is to win.” -- Miyamoto Musashi, A Book of Five Rings

“Without an adversary, virtue shrivels. We see how great and how viable virtue is when, by endurance, it shows what it is capable of” – Seneca

“We need the iron qualities that go with true manhood. We need the positive virtues of resolution, or courage, of indomitable will, of power to do without shirking the rough work that must always be done.” –Theodore Roosevelt