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  1. Picture quote by Mario Puzo about loyalty

    The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other. ⏤ Mario Puzo


  2. Picture quote by Alexander The Great about fear

    I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. ⏤ Alexander The Great


  3. Picture quote by Edward Everett about education

    Education is better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. ⏤ Edward Everett


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An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.

Thomas Paine

The sergeant is the Army.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.

Sun Tzu

No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.

Calvin Coolidge

The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.

Henry A Kissinger

None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.

Thomas Jefferson

Philosophers are people who do violence, but have no army at their disposal, and so subjugate the world by locking it into a system.

Robert Musil

My other brother-in-law died. He was a karate expert, then joined the army. The first time he saluted, he killed himself.

Henny Youngman

A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.

Daniel Boone

I remember the first time I put on the Army uniform. I just felt like a totally different person - I felt proud.

Jessica Lynch

One doesn't become a soldier in a week - it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States.

Daniel Inouye

Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move.

Sun Tzu

If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army.

Frederick II

I had a tremendous horror of going into the Army. That is probably why I went to college for so long.

Bruce Conner

The Army damages itself when it doesn't live up to its own values.

Claudia Kennedy

In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.

Joseph Stalin

It won't be a question of how well-trained or well-equipped the army is but one of the authority it serves.

Adnan Pachachi

If you're so smart, let's see you get out of the Army.

Casey Stengel

The secularists in Turkey haven't underestimated religion, they just made the mistake of believing they could control it with the power of the army alone.

Orhan Pamuk

Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide.

Henri Barbusse

My dad sacrificed many things in life for me. He abandoned a very promising and lucrative career of an army officer just so that he could continue helping me with my chess and accompanying me to tournaments.

Alexandra Kosteniuk

We need a defense budget that's big enough to sustain an increase in the size of the Army.

Jim Talent

Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread, Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead.

Will Carleton

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing our national leaders from having the flexibility to confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan, but crises around the globe.

Jack Reed

I wanted to join the Army the sign said 'Be All That You Can Be', they told me it wasn't enough.

Jay London

I loved the Army as an institution and loathed every single thing it required me to do.

Simon Raven

If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied, we'll eat your mules up, sir.

William Tecumseh Sherman

An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.

William Tecumseh Sherman

With respect to drugs, you know, there are a lot of organizations, including an enormous budget and an army at the federal government level that tries to deal with the drug problem.

Burke Marshall

A whole army, though they can neither write nor read, are not afraid of a platform, which they know is but earth or stone; nor of a cannon, which, without a hand to give fire to it, is but cold iron; therefore a whole army is afraid of one man.

James Harrington

Above all, I would not expect a wise race, at great expense, to set loose an army of self-replicating robots.

Barney Oliver

As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity, I was a traveler. I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist, and a musician. All my life I've been traveling.

Michelle Shocked

The things I learned from the army - and I think it was a lesson for life - was how to work in unison with other people. How to take responsibility.

Oded Fehr

The Canadian government continues to say they will not help us if we go to war with Iraq. However, the prime minister of Canada said he'd like to help, but he's pretty sure that last time he checked, Canada had no army.

Conan O'Brien

Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too?

Arundhati Roy

I'm convinced that the infantry is the group in the army which gives more and gets less than anybody else.

Bill Mauldin

In war, the army is not merely a pure consumer, but a negative producer.

Louis Mumford

Our army is composed of the scum of the earth - the mere scum of the earth.

Duke of Wellington

I would like to thank the people who encouraged me to draw army cartoons at a time when the gag man's conception of the army was one of mean ole sergeants and jeeps which jump over mountains.

Bill Mauldin

The U.S. army confirmed that it gave a lucrative fire fighting contract in Iraq to the firm once run by the Vice President Dick Cheney without any competitive bidding. When asked if this could be conceived as Cheney's friends profiting from the war, the spokesman said 'Yes.'

Conan O'Brien

It was 1943. The U.S. had already entered World War II, so I decided to join the army.

Lloyd Alexander

Of course, the kind of support that Cuba could give us was very limited when it came to building up our army, since they didn't manufacture armaments in the quantities that we required. So we turned to Algeria and the Soviet Union for support.

Daniel Ortega

You know, actually, I went to Yale because I wanted to stay out of the army.

Richard Foreman

One just principle from the depths of a cave is more powerful than an army.

Jose Marti

We pay for the navy, and we have no commerce for the navy to protect; we pay for the army, and we loathe and execrate the work upon which it has been engaged.

John Edward Redmond

The highly skilled workers at Lima have enabled the plant to grow far beyond its original mission, now providing a wide variety of cutting-edge military vehicles and equipment to the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps.

Michael Oxley

Indecision is a virus that can run through an army and destroy its will to win or even to survive.

Wendell Mayes

The Army War College has been a tradition in central Pennsylvania for years.

Bill Shuster

For me the much more significant question is what did the Americans do, if anything, to help the Croatian army, because they are the ones that changed fundamentally the map of Bosnia, not the Bosnian army.

John Pomfret

Just as the 99% of Soviet citizens who supported the Soviet regime in 1985 was no indication of what the people inside the USSR really thought, the army of true believers that we think we see in the Arab world is an illusion.

Natan Sharansky

There may be a hundred thousand men in an army, who are all equally free; but they only are naturally most fit to be commanders or leaders, who most excel in the virtues required for the right performance of those offices.

Algernon Sidney

With no other security forces on hand, U.S. military was left to confront, almost alone, an Iraqi insurgency and a crime rate that grew worse throughout the year, waged in part by soldiers of the disbanded army and in part by criminals who were released from prison.

John Spratt

I became a Communist because I fell in love with a man who was a Red and entered the Army to take care of the Fascists, and I knew it would please him if I became one.

Karen Morley

When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.

George B. McClellan

It's a tough case and the first time Reacher needs to recruit somebody to help him out. He uses a woman he knew in the army she's a fascinating character.

Lee Child

In fact, my mom always told me because I was the daughter of an Army officer born overseas in Paris, France, that under the Constitution she believed that I could never run for president.

Karen Hughes

I had a big troupe, a big army and it was a lot of fun. And, after 10 years of that, I just decided that I wanted to travel and do special dates. I go to Las Vegas these days.

Bobby Vinton

I've fallen back on this periodically, although I must say that getting out of the grocery business ranked right up there with getting out of the army as one of the happier experiences of my life.

David Eddings

Debt is such a powerful tool, it is such a useful tool, it's much better than colonialism ever was because you can keep control without having an army, without having a whole administration.

Susan George

Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully successful where fellows finished their army service and came home to go to college on G.I. bills and their wives worked.

Marta Kristen

I did not destroy the 43 volumes of my diary, which report on all these events and the share I had in them; but of my own accord I handed them voluntarily to the officers of the American Army who arrested me.

Hans Frank

I was lucky enough myself to have been in Dad's Army for an episode.

John Leeson

I found out that colonels can stay until they drop dead or get a walker and being a critical medical specialty as an Army trained emergency room doctor, I could stay until age 67.

Gerald Griffin

Bush can talk about 100,000 people wanting to go work in the police or in the army. It's because there's nothing else for them to do. They're willing to stand in line to get bombed because they want to take care of their family.

Seymour Hersh

That's my advice to all homosexuals, whether they're in the Boy Scouts, or in the Army or in high school: Shut up, don't tell anybody what you do, your life will be a lot easier.

Bill O'Reilly

A cavalryman's horse should be smarter than he is. But the horse must never be alowed to know this.

Steven Pressfield

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale.

Jalal Talabani

The American Army has supplied, assigned a very capable man to me, to help me, bring me to military justice. I don't think I need no civilians. All I want to do is clear myself with the American Army.

Robert Jenkins

The magnificent army that fought in Desert Storm is a great army, and it still is a magnificent army today. But it was one we designed for the Cold War, and the Cold War has been over for ten years now.

Eric Shinseki

I never joined the army for patriotic reasons.

Isaac Rosenberg

The bottom line is the Kiss Army is growing by leaps and bounds.

Ace Frehley

These groups within a society can he distinguished according as to whether, like an army or an orchestra, they function as a single body; or whether they are united merely to defend their common interests and otherwise function as separate individuals.

Herbert Read

Somebody was telling me about the French Army rifle that was being advertised on eBay the other day - the description was, 'Never shot. Dropped once.

Roy Blunt

I joined the army as a private. I was offered a rank at that time, but I refused. I preferred to remain a private. First of all, I wasn't taken by ranks, and before I knew it, they put me in the most sensitive positions anyway.

Shimon Peres

But now with the living conditions deteriorating, and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction, we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation.

George Jackson

Week after week, the heads of Red Army Intelligence received updates on the Wehrmacht's preparations.

Leopold Trepper

It's not getting any better, is it? I don't want my 19-year-old boy going into the army. I love these little kids. They understand how passionate I am.

Burt Bacharach

My whole life experience feeds into my writing. I think that must be true for every writer. Clearly the Army and combat were major influences; just the same, you need to understand that many of the writers we have now couldn't load a revolver.

Gene Wolfe

As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families.

Allen Boyd

If, like Harry Keogh, I could talk to the dead - God, there are an awful lot of people I would like to speak to! Not least my father. Being in the army for 22 years, I didn't see enough of him, and I know there are a great many things I could have learned from him.

Brian Lumley

Now, when I was in the Army, writing was my hobby.

Brian Lumley

The Army was my bread and butter.

Brian Lumley

In the Second World War, they're talking about the Japanese traitors and putting them into concentration camps. But companies like DuPont had factories in Germany turning out stuff for the German Army.

Rob Walton

It seems as if everybody in the country was getting impatient to get his or her particular soldier out of the Army and to upset the carefully arranged system of points for retirement which we had arranged with the approval of the Army itself.

Henry L. Stimson

At the end of the day, though, the band members have to be strong. It's down to the individuals in the unit. Listen to me, I'm talking like I'm in the army and this is my squadron.

Shirley Manson

I thought to myself, Join the army. It's free. So I figured while I'm here I'll lose a few pounds.

John Candy

Most of the services staff is for the larger corporations, not so much for small and medium businesses because they cannot afford an extensive services army.

Kevin Rollins

All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth in their military chest; with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force take a drink from the Ohio or make a track on the Blue Ridge in a trial of a thousand years.

Abraham Lincoln

Then one day I read about a book that said that the church is the only army that shoots its wounded.

Keith Miller

I had the first integrated Army band in World War II.

Dave Brubeck

The East India Company's domination of the Indian economy was based on its private army.

Robert Trout

It was the king's army, the king's people, the king's taxes; and he who questioned the propriety of the royal prerogative of taking from his people without return or accounting, was reckoned, and felt himself to be, a criminal, guilty of the highest crime of disloyalty.

John Buchanan Robinson

General Washington had rather incautiously encamped the bulk of his army on Long Island - a large and plentiful district about two miles from the city of New York.

Mercy Otis Warren

On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole.

Mercy Otis Warren

Since I'm allergic to various things, the army wouldn't accept me during the war, and I got into the Office of War Information, which sent music to Europe.

Elliott Carter

I gave away two dogs years ago because I felt guilty at not being able to give them the time and attention they deserved. I now regularly feed an army of squirrels and wild birds around our house.

Mike Farrell

The AEC had at its command an army of highly skilled scientists.

Barry Commoner

The Army has carried the American ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.

Tom Lehrer

Like any parents, mine wanted me to have a secure job with a regular wage and career prospects. And the one job my father knew of, that he'd had experience of himself, was the army, so he could help me in that direction.

James Blunt

Never try to take a fortified hill, especially if the Army on top is bigger than you are.

William Reddington Hewlett

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