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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

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

Tacitus, historian

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

A. J. P. Taylor, historian

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

Marshal Ferdinand Foch,

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

George Washington, president

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

Virginia Woolf, author

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

Douglas MacArthur, general

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.

Douglas MacArthur, general

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,

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

Mary Stewart, novelist

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

Mark Twain, author

I made all my generals out of mud.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

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

Edward Gibbon, historian

The army is the true nobility of our country.


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

Silvio Berlusconi, statesman

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

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,

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 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

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

Samuel Johnson, author

How red the rose that is the soldier

Wallace Stevens, poet

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

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

John Stockwell, celebrity

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

Erwin Rommel, soldier

Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.

Robert Frost, poet

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

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,

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

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

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 rose by sheer military ability to the rank of corporal.

Thornton Wilder, novelist

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

Winston Churchill, politician

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

Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Joseph Conrad, novelist

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

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

George McClellan, soldier

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,

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

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

Groucho Marx, comedian

I have great respect and understanding for military commitment due to my own family's involvement with the armed forces.

Carolyn Murphy, model

A military road led from this point to Fort Leavenworth, and for many miles the farms and cabins of the Delawares were scattered at short intervals on either hand.

Francis Parkman, historian

The arms race is worse than it ever was, the dumping of creation down a military rat hole is worse than it ever was, the wars across the earth are worse than they ever were.

Daniel Berrigan, clergyman

Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die

Alfred Tennyson,

Even military ministers have no more than a certain amount of control. It is customary that they have the right and the power to participate, from a political and military point of view, in the planning of actual operations.

Hideki Tojo, soldier

Therefore, if one were to consider that there was virtually no possibility of success through the US-Japan negotiations, the military and economic pressures would only force Japan into further crisis if time were allowed to pass in vain.

Hideki Tojo, soldier

There is a difference between a military mission and the aspiration for the long-term plans for the country. What we want is a stable enough Afghanistan, able to look after its own security so we can leave without the fear of it imploding... But let's be clear - it's not going to be perfect.

Liam Fox, politician

We had training camp for a week, and we used the actual military drills of that period. We didn't have to work out much after hours, because going up and down hills all day was a good workout in itself.

Tom Berenger, actor

I never thought about becoming a politician. But during the military dictatorship, my grandfather was put in prison six times and my father twice. If my family and my country didn't have this history, I might be a professor somewhere today.

Georgios A. Papandreou, politician

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.

Lord Salisbury, politician

There has been a strong tradition in this country that it is not the function of the military to educate the public on political issues.

J. William Fulbright, politician

In my view, America has never had the opportunity to enter paradise. Europe enjoys the paradise it enjoys, in part because the United States provides the overall security that allows Europe to live in a system where military power is not a major issue.

Robert Kagan, writer

People don't understand rural America. Sixteen percent of our population is rural, but 40 percent of our military is rural. I don't believe that's because of a lack of opportunity in rural America. I believe that's because if you grow up in rural America, you know you can't just keep taking from the land. You've got to give something back.

Tom Vilsack, politician

There is no reason for anyone in this country, anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun... and the only way to do that is to change the Constitution.

Michael Gartner, journalist

War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.

Georges Clemenceau, leader

If there is one lesson for U.S. foreign policy from the past 10 years, it is surely that military intervention can seem simple but is in fact a complex affair with the potential for unintended consequences.

Fareed Zakaria, journalist

No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company.

Samuel Johnson, author

I had examined myself pretty thoroughly and discovered that I was unfit for military service.

Joseph Heller, novelist

Under our Constitution, military leaders have no choice but to endorse the president's decision after giving him their best advice.

Robert Kagan, writer

You get a lawyer whether you're in a military tribunal or whether you're in a federal court, number one. The attorney general decided that the court with the biggest - with the greatest venue, with the best jurisdiction was the New York court. That was the right decision to make.

Joe Biden, vice president

My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception.

Jimmy Carter, president

We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.

Golda Meir, leader

Based on all criteria - military power, economic influence, cultural dominance - America remains number one, even though other, new players are increasingly challenging it in that role.

Robert Kagan, writer

The Defense Department's plan to ban newspaper reporters from pool coverage of military operations is incredible. It reveals the administration to be out of touch with journalism, reality and the First Amendment.

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, publisher

My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it.

John W. Vessey, Jr., soldier

Israel reoccupied the cities of the West Bank by a unilateral action, and reestablished the civil and military occupation by a unilateral action, and it is the one that determines whether or not a Palestinian citizen has the right to reside in any part of the Palestinian Territory.

Mahmoud Abbas, statesman

We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.

Mitt Romney, politician

We're quickly moving to the point where we will have no military bases in the Northeast, and this undermines support for the military. We are a nation of citizen soldiers.

Rob Simmons, politician

When I came out of the military, I had a club in Memphis and I started using the The Bar Kays as my club band. They were still only in the middle school - but I'd take them on the road with me on the weekends, sometimes.

William Bell,

Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general.

Barbara Tuchman, historian

War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

I feel impelled to speak today in a language that in a sense is new-one which I, who have spent so much of my life in the military profession, would have preferred never to use. That new language is the language of atomic warfare.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

Some of the best fan mail I get are from our men and women in the military and intelligence communities. They say, 'Boy you do your homework, this is exactly how we're doing it.'

Brad Thor, novelist

If the colonists hadn't rejected British militarism and the massive financial burden of maintaining the British military, America wouldn't exist.

Rachel Maddow, journalist

Even a pacifist should admire the military virtues.

John Keegan, historian

No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.

Dick Morris, author

The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent.

Dick Cheney, vice president

The more equality women have, the fairer, more civilized and tolerant society will be. Sexual equality is a lot more effective against terrorism than military strength.

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, statesman

I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Metro.

Charles De Gaulle, leader

That's what an army is -- a mob; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass, and from their officers.

Mark Twain, author

After this urgent protest against entering into battle at Gettysburg according to instructions - which protest is the first and only one I ever made during my entire military career - I ordered my line to advance and make the assault.

John B. Hood, soldier

Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.

Dean Acheson, statesman

It's not just Bin Laden or just those that are involved in the counterterrorism effort. We've gotta cast the net broader than that. But I think it's a - very special tribute that we all owe to the bravery and courage of the men and women in the intelligence and military business who performed so well to finally get it done.

Dick Cheney, vice president

I did not go to military school. I had an option either a military school or a private school. I don't know how to get that out of the information that's out there.

Channing Tatum, actor

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