-Look around,- the drill sergeant said. -In a few years, or even a few months, several of you will be dead. Some of you will be severely wounded or so badly mutilated that your own mother can-t stand the sight of you. And for the real unlucky ones, you will come home so emotionally disfigured... read more
“I've got a belly full of bacon and eggs and I'm about to have my arms elbow deep in someone's stomach.”Michael Anthony
“They're dead. They're all dead. Every last one of them.”Michael Anthony
“The roof was littered with condoms. The big ones, too. Magnum.”Michael Anthony
“The sky is yellow, orange, and brown scratched together--not like the blue sky back in Boston.”Michael Anthony
“I'm laying in bed and my eyes are wide open. I can't sleep; the Ambien isn't working. I'm not hallucinating or seeing things, and I'm not falling asleep. My mind is too wired. I'm scared. I'm really scared. More scared than thinking I might go to jail, more scared than all the nights I spent hunched over in a bunker as mortars landed all around me.”Michael Anthony
“Socrates once said that the unexamined life is not worth living; however, he ended up having to kill himself because he wouldn't compromise his way of life. I wonder if it could then be said that he examined life and found it not worth living.”
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