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."
- "To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse."
- "Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill."
More In War
- "I mean, we’re going to probably debate the Iraq war for at least as long as I’m alive."― Paul Wolfowitz
- "The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another… and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world."― Leonard Bernstein
- "Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war."― Ernest Hemingway