I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.— George S. Patton
Wonderful Inspirational Military quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success.
When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is bearing arms.
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
The speed, accuracy and devastating power of American Artillery won confidence and admiration from the troops it supported and inspired fear and respect in their enemy.
Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure.
No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country
As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
Never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
Come on boys! Give them the cold steel! Who will follow me?
The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget.
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
Success in battle is not a function of how many show up, but who they are.
Battles are sometimes won by generals; wars are nearly always won by sergeants and privates.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
The modern patriotism, the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism is loyalty to the Nation all the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
...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."
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
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.
A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.
If you find yourself in a fair fight, your tactics suck.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.
Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men
If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
A leader is the man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do, and like it.
When in doubt, ATTACK!
When the soldiers came home from Vietnam, there were no parades, no celebrations. So they built the Vietnam Memorial for themselves.
A military force, at the command of Congress, can execute no laws, but such as the people perceive to be just and constitutional; for they will possess the power, and jealousy will instantly inspire the inclination, to resist the execution of a law which appears to them unjust and oppressive.