Quotes of Erosion

“ Inter-railers are the ambulatory equivalent of Macdonald's, walking testimony to the erosion of French culture. ”

- Alice Thompson

“ The chain of friendship, however bright, does not stand the attrition of constant close contact. ”

- Sir Walter Scott

“ Competition is easier to accept if you realize it is not an act of oppression or abrasion… I've worked with my best friends in direct competition. ”

- Diane Sawyer

“ Coalition forces have caused such attrition to the Republican Guard units ringing the capital. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ We were succeeding. When you looked at specifics, this became a war of attrition. We were winning. ”

- William Westmoreland
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