Soldiers' bellies are not satisfied with empty promises and hopes.— Peter The Great
Authentic Military Soldier quotations
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 am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.
American soldiers in battle don't fight for what some president says on T.
V., they don't fight for mom, apple pie, the American flag...they fight for one another.
I am determined to sustain myself as long as possible and die like a soldier who never forgets what is due to his honour and that of his country, Victory or death.
The highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is bearing arms.
Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure.
Why does soldiers leave the protection of his trench hole in the ground and go forward in the face of shot and shell? It is because of the leader who is in front of him and his comrades who are around him. Comradeship makes a man feel warm and courageous when all his instincts tend to make him cold and afraid.
**** the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!
Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
In each succeeding war there is a tendency to proclaim as something new the principles under which it is conducted. Not only those who have never studied or experienced the realities of war, but also professional soldiers frequently fall into the error. But the principles of warfare as I learned them at West Point remain unchanged.
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
Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way.
There was a military police brigade with over 3,400 soldiers getting ready to go home because their mission - prisoner-of-war operations - was finished.
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.
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.
I suppose if I had lost the war, I would have been tried as a war criminal.
... Every soldier thinks something of the moral aspects of what he is doing. But all war is immoral and if you let that bother you, you're not a good soldier.
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but by God, they frighten me.
There will be no withdrawal without written orders and these orders shall never be issued.
I love a brave soldier who has undergone the baptism of fire.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier. Other than that, he's a great military man, I want you to know that.
The male role models I had all seemed to have been in the military.
My father served in the army. My uncle was in the Marine Corps. Both of my grandfathers served in WWII. There weren't any career soldiers in my family, but when I was young it seemed like a way of arriving at adulthood.
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
We have met the enemy and they are ours.
Peacekeeping is not a job for soldiers, but only soldiers can do it.
Battles are sometimes won by generals; wars are nearly always won by sergeants and privates.
One of the things that makes our military the best in the world is the certain knowledge of each soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine that they can always count on their comrades should they need help - that they will never be abandoned.
I'd like to have two armies: one for display with lovely guns, tanks, little soldiers, staffs, distinguished and doddering generals, and dear little regimental officers who would be deeply concerned over their general's bowel movements or their colonel's piles, an army that would be shown for a modest fee on every fairground in the country.
The enemy are only 50 yards from us. We are heavily outnumbered. We are under devastating fire. I shall not withdraw an inch but will fight to our last man and our last round.
The hardest thing of all for a soldier is to retreat.
Military cemeteries around the world are packed with brainwashed dead soldiers who were convinced God was on their side. America prays for God to destroy our enemies. Our enemies pray for God to destroy us. Somebody's gonna be disappointed! Somebody's wasting their time! Could it be.. everyone?
War is life multiplied by some number that no one has ever heard of.
I'll likely be married to the soldier mob for better and for worse to live and to die.
I believe German soldiers are good and decent, and if they did anything wrong it was because of military necessity.