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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


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It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.

George S. Patton, soldier

Tell me what brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals.

Abraham Lincoln, president

I want to see you shoot the way you shout.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.

Calvin Coolidge, president

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.

John F. Kerry, politician

Perfect soldier, perfect gentleman never gave offence to anyone not even the enemy.

A. J. P. Taylor, historian

So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.

Tacitus, historian

When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.

George Washington, president

It takes 15,000 casualties to train a major general.

Marshal Ferdinand Foch,

The connection between dress and war is not far to seek; your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.

Virginia Woolf, author

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

Douglas MacArthur, general

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Groucho Marx, comedian

I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.

Thomas Jefferson, president

The greatest general is he who makes the fewest mistakes.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

A good soldier, like a good horse, cannot be of a bad color.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

Rogues, would you live forever?

Frederick the Great, royalty

Military men are dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns for foreign policy.

Henry Kissinger,

Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.

Douglas MacArthur, general

There are few men more superstitious than soldiers. They are, after all, the men who live closest to death.

Mary Stewart, novelist

The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.

Edward Gibbon, historian

Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He's the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war.

Allan Massie,

Making the world safe for hypocrisy.

Thomas Wolfe, novelist

I made all my generals out of mud.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

I could have become a soldier if I had waited; I knew more about retreating than the man who invented retreating.

Mark Twain, author

Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.

John Stockwell, celebrity

I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me.

Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,

'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.

Erwin Rommel, soldier

I am certain that we need a solution completely separate from military intervention.

Silvio Berlusconi, statesman

The moon gives you light, And the bugles and the drums give you music, And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, My heart gives you love.

Walt Whitman, poet

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.

Thomas Jefferson, president

A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.

John F. Kennedy, president

The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.

Heraclitus, philosopher

The highly motivated young people who comprise the backbone of our military force truly are taking their place as one of America's greatest generations.

Trent Lott, politician

The army is the true nobility of our country.

Napoleon,

Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.

Robert Frost, poet

How red the rose that is the soldier

Wallace Stevens, poet

Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea.

Samuel Johnson, author

The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.

Thomas Jefferson, president

History shows that there are no invincible armies.

Josef Stalin,

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.

Roseanne Barr, actress

The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.

John F. Kennedy, president

I did my military service from 1989 - 92 and I was never shot at or had to fire on anybody. I was very lucky. I was more involved in intelligence and counter-intelligence.

Oded Fehr, actor

I rose by sheer military ability to the rank of corporal.

Thornton Wilder, novelist

O the joy of the strong-brawn'd fighter, towering in the arena in perfect condition, conscious of power, thirsting to meet his opponent.

Walt Whitman, poet

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

The only traditions of the Royal Navy are rum, sodomy and the lash.

Winston Churchill, politician

I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions.

Omar Bradley,

The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.

Oliver Cromwell, soldier

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Groucho Marx, comedian

We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers.

Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,

There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

As far as military necessity will permit, religiously respect the constitutional rights of all.

George McClellan, soldier

Every one of our greatest national treasures, our liberty, enterprise, vitality, wealth, military power, global authority, flow from a surprising source: our ability to give thanks.

Tony Snow, journalist

Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops, particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.

Christopher Dodd, politician

Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.

Carl Levin, politician

We need a very strong military to protect the freedoms we do have.

Jerry Bruckheimer, producer

Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism - no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families.

Evan Bayh, politician

The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts.

Russ Feingold, politician

We are as near to heaven by sea as by land.

Sir Humphrey Gilbert,

I do not believe in people owning guns. Guns should be owned only by the police and military. I am going to do everything I can to disarm this state.

Michael Dukakis, politician

I can't accept collective responsibility for the decision to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without international agreement or domestic support.

Robin Cook, politician

Our military thought that they couldn't get to Pearl Harbor, that it was too long a journey from Japan to get there, and they proved us wrong.

Jerry Bruckheimer, producer

My mental faculties remained in suspended animation while I obeyed the orders of the higher-ups. This is typical with everyone in the military.

Smedley Butler, soldier

Dictators must have enemies. They must have internal enemies to justify their secret police and external enemies to justify their military forces.

Richard Perle, public servant

Operation Peace for Galilee is not a military operation resulting from the lack of an alternative.

Menachem Begin, statesman

If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

Sun Tzu, philosopher

We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq - that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people.

Arlen Specter, politician

I submit that those who run the American military at the top, and those whose boots are on the ground and who run the machinery and equipment, are sending a signal: You asked us to do something. Give us some time and we will solve the problems and we will do it.

Pete Domenici, politician

Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.

John Dryden, poet

Having committed ourselves to Iraq, we must prevail, and to prevail, we must fund all of the requirements for our military. We must do it adequately and promptly, and the administration is doing neither.

Jack Reed, politician

The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.

Judd Gregg, politician

We attacked selected military targets of the P.L.O. Around, civilians were hurt, I don't want to deny it. Very regrettable, very regrettable. We regret it deeply.

Menachem Begin, statesman

Today, our brave military men and women, just as those who have gone before them, stand on alert, securing freedom at home and guarding the innocent abroad.

Conrad Burns, politician

I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous.

Thad Cochran, politician

No state, furthermore, unless it has aggressive military designs such as those which consumed Nazi leaders in the thirties, is likely to divert to defense any more of its resources and wealth and energy than seems necessary.

Lester B. Pearson, politician

It is incumbent upon us to respond to the unique needs of military women and ensure they receive proper care during the first year following childbirth.

Susan Collins, politician

If you live in Israel and you see the way life is there and then you go abroad and see the way Israel is reported on, the way that Israel gets reported on night after night is simply pictures of bombings or military actions.

Douglas Feith, public servant

Ronald Reagan's vision of smaller government, less taxes, and a strong national defense has led to a prosperous America. As president, he rebuilt our military and reinvigorated our confidence in ourselves.

David Vitter, politician

Our nation's military and law enforcement personal work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation.

Leonard Boswell, politician

There is nothing that a military machine can do to work a miracle.

Marianne Williamson, author

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

John F. Kennedy, president

While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars.

Michael Crapo, politician

Were British protesters, armed with little more than a frisbee and a bag of plastic toy soldiers, really in danger of being shot by the US military in Gloucestershire?

Mark Thomas, comedian

In this era of uncertainty and conflict, the United States - blessed with the world's strongest military, most ingenious economy, and most tolerant society - remains a model and leader to the world.

Joe Lieberman, politician

I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad.

Leonard Boswell, politician

Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.

Douglas MacArthur, general

Military confrontation is not a suitable alternative in confronting terror and current security threats.

Jalal Talabani, politician

If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction that inflicts large casualties, the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor of a military form of government.

Tommy Franks, soldier

Native Americans had only stone and wooden weapons and no animals that could be ridden. Those military advantages repeatedly enabled troops of a few dozen mounted Spaniards to defeat Indian armies numbering in the thousands.

Jared Diamond, author

Our concept is not that America should operate alone or by itself in world affairs or in military affairs.

Douglas Feith, public servant

When you combine the men and women deployed from our military installations with activated reservists and members of the National Guard, Georgia is contributing more personnel to the theatre than any other State in our Union.

Sonny Perdue, politician

If the Soviet Union and the United States have not experienced direct military confrontations, on the other hand, they supported, armed and trained Africans, to fight other Africans.

Omar Bongo, politician

Wherever I go for the military, they always call me Lt. Dan. They just can't help it.

Gary Sinise, actor

Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.

Phyllis Schlafly, lawyer

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

Jalal Talabani, politician

Not all the Americans in Iraq are those who torture and murder, or course they're not, I don't know how many are doing it, I know it is systematic throughout the United States military I think that's been revealed.

John Pilger, journalist

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