I think that the underlying message is to never give up, even if your facts are wrong. If your intentions are good, then that's what's important. Bluto didn't quit, so you shouldn't either.
Was it Over When the Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell No! In bright gold and backed with a Ju-87 Stuka diving in front of a Japanese rising sun flag. The Delta House rule! Toga! Toga! Toga!