When a nation re-awakes, its finest sons are prepared to give their lives for its liberation. When Empires are threatened with collapse, they are prepared to sacrifice their non-commissioned officers.
Menachem Begin, The Revolt 1951. Quoted from Bernard B Fall, Hell In A Very Small Place; The Siege of Dien Bien Phu, 1967
Today it is often commented that virtually none of the students of Ivory League schools serve in the volunteer military. I wonder if this means that our future leaders from these schools don't believe in creating a country most people would find worth living in?
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