War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that the enemy too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost. Karl Kraus, Die Fackel, no. 46 (October 9, 1917). By: Redactor Karl Kraus Isabel Paterson Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website 6 × = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.