For when the One Great Scorer comes
  to mark against your name,
He writes – not that you won or lost
  – but how you played the Game.

Grantland Rice, 1880 – 1954

“The blood of the heroes is closer to God than the ink of the philosophers and the prayers of the faithful.”

Julius Evola, Revolt Against the Modern World

”Then out spake brave Horatius, the captain of the Gate: To every man upon this earth death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers and the temples of his Gods?”

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Lays of Ancient Rome

Si vis pacem, para bellum