Do you know why the nose of the bull dog is sloped backwards? So it can keep on breathing without ever letting go.
Pictures of heroism and triumph only tempt those who know nothing of the sufferings and terrors of war.
It is one thing to see the forward path and another to be able to take it. But it is better to have an ambitious plan than none at all.
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, 'This was their finest hour.
Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.
For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.