You may as well say, 'That's a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.'
War is cruelty. There's no use trying to reform it, the crueler it is the sooner it will be over.
Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.