When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
It takes 15,000 casualties to train a major general.
Perfect soldier, perfect gentleman never gave offence to anyone not even the enemy.
So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men and women who refuse military service.
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.
I want to see you shoot the way you shout.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Tell me what brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.