- “Dulce et Decorum est Pro patria mori”. It is sweet and fitting to die for your country. Ode from the Roman poet, Horace.
- “Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.” General George S. Patton, Jr .
- “Revenge is a dish best served cold”- adapted from “la vengeance se mange très-bien froide”- Marie Joseph Eugène Sue 1841
- “An eye for an eye” – provide equitable retribution for an offended party