Maybe you could come up with a better image for "patience" like it is a virtue ... war has always been a tool of psycopaths to advance a dark and bloody agenda of geo-political engineering ...

War is a Racket by Smedley Butler is a famous speech denouncing the military industrial complex. This speech by two-time Congressional Medal of Honor recipient exposes war profits that benefit few at the expense of many. Throughout his distinguished career in the Marines, Smedley Darlington Butler demonstrated that true patriotism does not mean blind allegiance to government policies with which one does not agree. To Hell with war. See this dramatization of his famous speech ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3_EXqJ8f-0