Truer Words Seldom Spoken
"Well, I'll tell you, Dubin. Why we need God. Why I need God. To forgive us," he said then, and with the words his anger almost instantly subsided to sadness. . . . "Because when this is all over, this war, that's what we'll need, all of us who have done what war requires and, worse, what war permits, that's what we'll need, in order to be able to live the rest of our lives."
General Roland Teedle in Ordinary Heros by Scott Turow