Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, does teach us all to have aspiring minds.
— Christopher Marlowe

With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head.
— LouisFerdinand Celine

A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

What makes a regiment of soldiers a more noble object of view than the same mass of mob? Their arms, their dresses, their banners, and the art and artificial symmetry of their position and movements.
— Lord Byron

In enterprise of martial kind, when there was any fighting, he led his regiment from behind -- he found it less exciting.
— W. S. Gilbert