War, disguise it as you may, is but a dirty, shoddy business,which only a fool would play at.
The Caged Lion
In war, the clouds never blow over; they gatherunceasingly and fall in thunderbolts.
The World Crisis
A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced; the imagination isagreeably stirred; the wits become more nimble. A bottle produces a contrary effect. Excess causes a comatoseinsensibility. So it is with war; and the quality of both is best discovered by sipping.
The Malakand Field Force