Empty words? Perhaps you do not listen?
You were warned against entering the war. You were warned against advancing into France. You were warned about the likely outcome of your attack. All these warnings came true, these warnings that you ignored.
In fact, the reason you are currently in this situation is because you did not listen to our words, which have been proven to ring true.
OOC: Why do people always get themselves in a mess, after I warned them about that precise mess, and then blame me?