More From Barbara Tuchman
- "The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion."
- "Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill."
- "To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse."
More In War
- "War is too serious a matter to leave to soldiers."― William Tecumseh Sherman
- "I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war."― Robert Mueller
- "People didn’t have the political guts to stand up against an American war."― George McGovern