To say that war is madness is like saying that sex is madness: true enough, from the standpoint of a stateless eunuch, but merely a provocative epigram for those who must make their arrangements in the world as given.

John Updike (1932-2009) American writer
Self-Consciousness: Memoirs, ch. 4 (1989)
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