This quote, while true, is pretty sad.  A soldier is a pawn, and so is the guy shooting at him.  They both probably will have families at home, and maybe children and even grandchildren.  (Like my brother.)  It's a bleak thing for a pawn to kill another pawn, when all either of them are doing is following orders.  Greed, religion, prejudice, etc. are great at starting wars, but terrible for stopping them.  Only the will to stop it will have any effect at all.

This quote, while true, is pretty sad. A soldier is a pawn, and so is the guy shooting at him. They both probably will have families at home, and maybe children and even grandchildren. (Like my brother.) It's a bleak thing for a pawn to kill another pawn, when all either of them are doing is following orders. Greed, religion, prejudice, etc. are great at starting wars, but terrible for stopping them. Only the will to stop it will have any effect at all.

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George Patton

George Patton

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General George s Patton Autograph World War 2 II Quote 8 x 10 Photo Picture V2 | eBay

General George s Patton Autograph World War 2 II Quote 8 x 10 Photo Picture V2 | eBay

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Gen. George S. Patton - Always do more...

Gen. George S. Patton - Always do more...

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GENERAL PATTON MEDALS | General George Patton

GENERAL PATTON MEDALS | General George Patton

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love him?  hate him?  whichever, you had better lead him, follow him or get the hell out of his way.

love him? hate him? whichever, you had better lead him, follow him or get the hell out of his way.

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General George Patton

General George Patton

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George S. Patton, Jr.

George S. Patton, Jr.

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We're not just going to shoot the bastards. We're going to cut out their living guts and use them to grease the treads of our tanks". - General George S. Patton

We're not just going to shoot the bastards. We're going to cut out their living guts and use them to grease the treads of our tanks". - General George S. Patton

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Keep The Drive Alive: 20 Of The Best Motivational And Inspirational Pictures On The Web [14th Edition] | SimplyShredded.com

Keep The Drive Alive: 20 Of The Best Motivational And Inspirational Pictures On The Web [14th Edition] | SimplyShredded.com

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