My view of a soldier

“The nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools” Spartan king, quoted by Thecydides from What It Is Like To Go To War, Karl Marlantes

Project 365 Vets

Soldiers are not comfortable in “civilized society”. The were not created to merely live. They are Warriors, Gods among men, living on the fringe somewhere between duty and honor, waiting to be called to battle again. ~T. Shang – Project 365 Vets

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3 thoughts on “My view of a soldier

  1. Very true. One could argue that the great minds have also had difficulty fitting into civilized society. Perhaps someday a generation will come along that has learned to cultivate a warriors heart with a scholars mind, and there will be peace.

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