The deadliest weapon in the world is a MARINE and his rifle!— John J. Pershing
Practical Army Navy quotations
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
There's a storm inside of us, a burning river, a drive.
You push yourself further than anyone could think possible. You are never out of the fight.
People tell me I saved hundreds and hundreds of people.
But I have to tell you: it’s not the people you saved that you remember. It’s the ones you couldn’t save. Those are the ones you talk about. Those are the faces and situations that stay with you forever.
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.
The Red Army and Navy and the whole Soviet people must fight for every inch of Soviet soil, fight to the last drop of blood for our towns and villages...onward, to victory!
I feel that the recent ruling of the United States Army and Navy regarding the refusal of colored blood donors is an indefensible one from any point of view. As you know, there is no scientific basis for the separation of the bloods of different races except on the basis of the individual blood types or groups.
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash.
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.
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but by God, they frighten me.
Israel uses sophisticated attack jets and naval vessels to bomb densely-crowded refugee camps, schools, apartment blocks, mosques, and slums to attack a population that has no air force, no air defense, no navy, no heavy weapons, no artillery units, no mechanized armor, no command in control, no army and calls it a war.
They say "you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.
" In the Marine Corps, you can make that horse wish to hell he had.
Education is better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
...The Marines have been the first to land-on embattled beaches throughout the world-we share the unfaltering confidence of all Americans that they will land again-and land hard.
I should deem a man-of-war incomplete without a body of Marines.
..imbued with that esprit that has so long characterized the "Old Corps."
Wherever you are or whatever your job, don't be confused or diverted by false priorities. We have only one mission to perform-that is to fight and win. And, we must do it better than anyone else in the world.
I have a mathematical certainty that the future will confirm my assertion that aerial warfare will be the most important element in future wars, and that in consequence not only will the importance of the Independent Air Force rapidly increase, but the importance of the army and navy will decrease in proportion.
I want you to know I'm an Army brat; I was a captain in the Army and my brother was a jet pilot in the Navy. So I support our troops; I identify with them. But I sure as hell don't identify with the bastards who sent them over there.
A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace.
If I should die, think only this of me: that there's some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England.
If short hair and good manners won football games, Army and Navy would play for the national championship every year.
Only one military organization can hold and gain ground in war-a ground army supported by tactical aviation with supply lines guarded by the navy.
To have command of the air means to be able to cut an enemy's army and navy off from their bases of operation and nullify their chances of winning the war.
The trouble with military rule is that every colonel or general is soon full of ambition. The navy takes over today and the army tomorrow.
History shows that there are no invincible armies.
But now, instead of discussion and argument, brute force rises up to the rescue of discomfited error, and crushes truth and right into the dust. 'Might makes right,' and hoary folly totters on in her mad career escorted by armies and navies.
The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist -- McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the builder of the F-15. And the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for Silicon Valley's technologies is called the United States Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.
The contention that a standing army and navy is the best security of peace is about as logical as the claim that the most peaceful citizen is he who goes about heavily armed.
Marriage, laws, the police, armies and navies are the mark of human incompetence.
The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
I was a Navy officer writing about Navy problems and I simply stole this lovely Army nurse and popped her into a Navy uniform, where she has done very well for herself.
Since Eve negotiated Adam, I am the most disadvantaged negotiator in history of mankind. I have no army, no navy, no air force, no economy.
In time, the church will actually be organized more as a military force with an army, navy, air force, etc.
The only things those people have that you don't is guts. Do you wanna live forever?
Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids.
The Navy can lose us the war, but only the Air Force can win it.
The fighters are our salvation, but the bombers alone provide the means of victory.
But the Air Force was sort of a bastard child of the Army, much like the Marines with the Navy. Everything had to be done over by the Army after it had already been done by the Air Corps, a mess.
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.
A man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company