More interesting tidbits from the Royal Historian of the Round Table, Sir Jason...
"God give it to us to slay the enemies of the Jews for
the enemies of the Jews are the enemies of all
mankind" - Orde Wingate
Churchill addressing the English people:
"This is your victory..."
"No, it is yours."
British Admiral Cunningham refusing to abandon the
garrison on Crete:
"It takes three years to build a
ship, it takes three hundred to build a tradition."
Correspondant in North Africa: "The great problem in the mornings was to decide to make tea with the
shaving water or to shave with the tea."
"Kollaa still stands...": Finnish slogan of the Winter
"I wish the Russians had brought more machine-guns. We
could do with a few more." - Finnish officer
"A war between Germany and Russia would be to the
advantage of the entire world. Germany is the only
state presently capable of destroying Russian military
power or at least considerably weakening it; nor would
the world greatly suffer should Germany be weakened in
the process." - an unanswerably logical statement by the
"Such a nation has earned the right to live." - Finnish Field Marshal Mannerheim making a farewell speech to the Finnish people.
"We have no 'Jewish problem'" -
a magnificently snooty reply by the Finnish Prime Minister to Himmler's desire to "deal with" Finnish Jews.