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#1. If I can just see the European war out I think I might feel justified in quitting the war. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#2. For me war has become a flat, black depression without highlights, a revulsion of the mind and an exhaustion of the spirit. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#3. The front-line soldier wants it to be got over by the physical process of his destroying enough Germans to end it. He is truly at war. The rest of us, no matter how hard we work, are not. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#4. I've really been sick with this cold, but I think I might have kept the columns going anyhow except I was just so low in spirit, I didn't have the will to struggle against them when my deadline was so close and I felt so lousy. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#5. About every two minutes a new wave of planes would be over. The motors seemed to grind rather than roar, and to have an angry pulsation like a bee buzzing in blind fury. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#6. If you go long enough without a bath, even the fleas will leave you alone. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#7. One of the parodoxes of war is that those in the rear want to get up into the fight, while those in the lines want to get out. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#8. War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#9. But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#10. Somebody said that carrier pilots were the best in the world, and they must be or there wouldn't be any of them left alive. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#11. At last we are in it up to our necks, and everything is changed, even your outlook on life. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#12. In their eyes as they pass is not hatred, not excitement, not despair, not the tonic of their victory - there is just the simple expression of being here as though they had been here doing this forever, and nothing else. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#13. It was a night when London was ringed and stabbed with fire. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#14. I try not to take any foolish chances, but there's just no way to play it completely safe and still do your job. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#15. [I]nstead of the usual "Why can't we make movies more like real life?" I think a more pertinent question is "Why can't real life be more like the movies?" - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#16. Thoughts are wonderful things, that they can bring two people, so far apart, into harmony and understanding for even a little while. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#17. Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#18. Swinging first and swinging to kill is all that matters now. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#19. I've been immersed in it too long. My spirit is wobbly and my mind is confused. The hurt has become too great. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#20. The closest fires were near enough for us to hear the crackling flames and the yells of firemen. Little fires grew into big ones even as we watched. Big ones died down under the firemen's valor only to break out again later. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#21. The men are walking. They are fifty feet apart, for dispersal. Their walk is slow, for they are dead weary, as you can tell even when looking at them from behind. Every line and sag of their bodies speaks their inhuman exhaustion. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#22. There is no sense in the struggle, but there is no choice but to struggle. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#23. All the rest of us - you and me and even the thousands of soldiers behind the lines in Africa - we want terribly yet only academically for the war to get over. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#24. I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#25. Our artillery ... The Germans feared it almost more than anything we had. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#26. The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#27. Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#28. In Europe we felt that our enemies, horrible and deadly as they were, were still people.
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But out here I soon gathered that the Japanese were looked upon as something subhuman and repulsive; the way some people feel about cockroaches or mice. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#29. It's alright to have a good opinion of yourself, but we Americans are so smug with our cockiness, we somehow feel that just because we are Americans, we can whip our weight in wildcats. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#30. There are no atheists in the foxhole. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#31. Our artillery has really been sensational. For once we have enough of something and at the right time. Officers tell me they actually have more guns than they know what to do with. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#32. Some day I'd like to cover a war in a country as ugly as war itself. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#33. I love the infantry because they are the underdogs. They are the mud-rain-frost-and-wind boys. They have no comforts, and they even learn to live without the necessities. And in the end they are the guys that wars can't be won without. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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#34. Say what you will, nothing can make a complete soldier except battle experience. - Author: Ernie Pyle
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