The following line drawn my attention, so I was checking for it on the web (why not?):
Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
I've found that it belongs to Jim Horning, a computer scientist "hooked on computing since 1959".
Also, on a gun which belongs to Harry McKenna (Donald Sutherland), it was written:
Amat Victoria CuramSo perhaps this is one of the ideas of this movie.
Victory Loves Preparation