It is sort of weird being honored for the worst day of your life.
I’ve been thinking these past two weeks that I know something. Something that civilians don’t know, but you know what? They’re the ones running this show. I mean, I’ve lived the damn war, but it’s still their war. Isn’t it? Their movie.
For the first time in my life, I feel close to something bigger than myself.
Your story, Billy, you got to understand, it no longer belongs to you. It’s America’s story now.
We’re a nation of children, Billy. We go somewhere else to grow up, sometimes die.
Sometimes nothing is better than something.
If a bullet’s gonna get you, it’s already been fired.
I think most people agree something is better than nothing.