Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.
The enemy is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on.
so convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again.
Rise above principal and do what's right.
There was no telling what people might find out once they felt free to ask whatever questions they wanted to.
I intend to live forever or die trying.
It is neither necessary or possible to educate someone who never questions anything.
Live forever or die in the attempt.
In a way the CID man was pretty lucky, because outside the hospital the war was still going on. Men went mad and were rewarded with medals. All over the world, boys on every side of the bomb line were laying down their lives for what they had been told was their country, and no one seemed to mind, least of all the boys who were laying down their young lives.