They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fi...

They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.

-Ernest Hemingway

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Who said "They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fi... "?

"They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fi... " is one of a famous quotes by Ernest Hemingway. Complete quote is as follows;
"They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason."

What is "They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fi... "?

"They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason." This is a quote by Ernest Hemingway which is about Good & War. He is known to have been associated with numerous other thought provoking quotes on these topics like;

  • Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
  • We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.
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What does "They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fi... " mean?

This quote is primarily about War although it also includes other themes like Good & War. It is attributed to Ernest Hemingway. Complete quote is as follows;
"They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason."