"Office work, a wearisome jumble; / ink drafts, a cross-hatch of deletions and smears; / swamped and muddled in records and reports, / head spinning till it's senseless and numb."
The more things change the more they stay the same.
"it is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows."- Epictetus
"Generally speaking, the way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death." - Miyamoto Musashi
“If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag; wash it.” - Norman Thomas
"Wars are to be won with swords and spears, not with rice and salt."- Uesegi Kenshin