If you go long enough without a bath, even the fleas will leave you alone.
More Quotes from Ernie Pyle:Our artillery has really been sensational. For once we have enough of something and at the right time. Officers tell me they actually have more guns than they know what to do with.
Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece.
I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them.
War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth.
Swinging first and swinging to kill is all that matters now.
The front-line soldier wants it to be got over by the physical process of his destroying enough Germans to end it. He is truly at war. The rest of us, no matter how hard we work, are not.
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For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home.
To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things.