JFK Letter: ‘War Is a Dirty Business’Submitted by Andi.F on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 00:53
"I’ve had a great time here, everything considered, but I’ll be just as glad to get away from it for a while. I used to have the feeling that no matter what happened I’d get through. It’s a funny thing that as long as you have that feeling you seem to get through. I’ve lost that feeling lately but as a matter of fact I don’t feel badly about it. If anything happens to me I have this knowledge that if I had lived to be a hundred I could only have improved the quantity of my life, not the quality. This sounds gloomy as hell. I’ll cut it. You are the only person I’m saying it to.
As a matter of fact knowing you has been the brightest point in an already bright twenty-six years…"