John Boyle O’Reilly Quote: “It is heroic to prepare for…”

It is heroic to prepare for war with a tyrant power. Patriots will always win the admiration of mankind for daring to meet the bloodshed of battle for their country’s liberty. But the patriot who is willing to go to that sacrifice will be the first to condemn the aimless and secret shedding of blood in time of peace.

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Name: John Boyle O’Reilly
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Irish
Birthday: June 28, 1844
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