Blood Swept Lands & Seas of Red

Tower of London 2014 Memorial Display



Blood Swept Lands

“Blood Swept Lands & Seas of Red”

This was the memorial display at the Tower of London in 2014 to commemorate Armistice Day. 888,246 ceramic poppies, one for each British military fatality of WWI.

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.” - ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon

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Salivation Army - Archie Bunker

Sweat saves blood. - Erwin Rommel

The flesh of your blood. - Archie Bunker

An army marches on its stomach. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Love is a kind of military service. - Ovid

I'm not aging, I'm marinating. - Unknown

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. - George Herbert

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. - Groucho Marx

Marketing strategy is a lot like military strategy. - Liddell Hart

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. - Winston Churchill

The dead soldier's silence sings our national anthem. - Aaron Kilbourn

The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars. - William Westmoreland

The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. - Thomas Campbell

We come not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them. - Francis A Walker

Whether we wound or are wounded, the blood that flows is red. - Eiichiro Oda

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx

Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set. - Ralph Richardson

The crimes of this guilty land will never be purged but with blood. - John Brown

Be harmonious with each other, enrich the soldiers, ignore all others. - Septimius Severus

Forget aging. If you're six feet above ground, it's a good day. - Faith Hill

An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep. - Arab Proverb

The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible. - Judith Regan

Man may be the captain of his fate, but is also the victim of his blood sugar. - Wilfrid G. Oakley

You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever. - Donald Trump

An army of deer led by a lion is more to be feared than an army of lions led by a deer. - Philip II

We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress. - Will Rogers

The same hot lightning that burns your blood with passion–– cools your fears with peace. - Aberjhani

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. - Doug Larson

The plunge of civilization into this abyss of blood and darkness is too tragic for any words. - Henry James

It used to be that when all else failed, a guy went into the army; now he becomes a consultant. - Blackie Sherrod

Moses was the greatest legislator and the commander in chief of perhaps the first liberation army. - Elie Wiesel

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep. I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great

We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

I didn't know that painters and writers retired. They're like soldiers – they just fade away. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Many people find themselves with illness as they become successful: higher blood pressure and diabetes. - Zong Qinghou

The reason there are so many tree-lined boulevards in Paris is so the German army can march in the shade. - George S Patton

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its stupidity. - Dwight D Eisenhower

God gave men both a penis and a brain, but unfortunately not enough blood supply to run both at the same time. - Robin Williams

My other brother-in-law died. He was a karate expert, then joined the army. The first time he saluted, he killed himself. - Henny Youngman

When it comes to hockey, it's been in my blood since I was 3 or 4 years old. I love coaching the kids, especially at that level. - Mario Lemieux


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24-Nov-2017