Quotable Heinlein  

"Peace is a condition in which no civilian pays any attention to military casualties which do not achieve page-one, lead-story-- unless that civilian is a close relative of one of the casualties. But, if there ever was a time in history when "peace" meant that there was no fighting going on, I have been unable to find out about it.

Rico in Starship Troopers

Submitted by Andrew Peterson on July 22, 1997.

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