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  • You furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war.

    1898 Telegram to the artist Frederic Remington at the beginning of the Spanish - American War in Cuba, Mar. This may be apocryphal, but it inspired a famous line of dialogue in Orson Welles's film Citizen Kane.
  • All of a sudden, making a Spanish-American War joke. I think you sort of had to go to probably to an American high school to have remembered that.

    War   School   Thinking  
  • The intelligence community is so vast that more people have top secret clearance than live in Washington. The U.S. will spend more on the war in Afghanistan this year, adjusting for inflation, than we spent on the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War and the Spanish-American War combined.

    War   Years   People  
  • All American wars (except the Civil War) have been fought with the odds overwhelmingly in favor of the Americans. In the history of armed combat such affairs as the Mexican and Spanish-American Wars must be ranked, not as wars at all, but as organized assassinations. In the two World Wars, no American faced a bullet until his adversaries had been worn down by years of fighting others.

    Peace   War   Fighting  
  • You may fire when you are ready Gridley.

    Fire   Navy   May  
    Quoted in Wash. Post, 3 Oct. 1899
  • U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has been described as founder of the Bull Moose Party, the man who led his troops up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War, a big game hunter, family man, civic servant and a host of other things.

    War   Party   Men  
  • I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War.

    War   Fans   Rolling  
    Dave Barry (2011). “Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down”, p.123, Ballantine Books
  • The United States has used force abroad more than 130 times, but has only declared war five times - the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Spanish-American War, and World Wars I and II.

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