quote by Brian Regan

Go my favorite sports team go! Score a goal. Unit. Basket. Go squadron! Defeat the opponents soundly in this...skirmish.

— Brian Regan

Romantic Squadron quotations

Baby boy, go hire a squadron My crib got more poles than a fire department.

Blockading squadrons are a means whereby nations seek to prevent their enemies from trading; protective tariffs are a means whereby nations attempt to prevent their own people from trading. What protectionism teaches us, is to do to ourselves in time of peace what enemies seek to do to us in time of war.

It's unbelievable what one squadron of twelve aircraft did to tip the balance.

There is a peculiar gratification in receiving congratulations from one's squadron for a victory in the air. It is worth more to a pilot than the applause of the whole outside world.


Rogue Squadron doesn't run. Unless we really, really have to.

At the end of the day, though, the band members have to be strong.

It's down to the individuals in the unit. Listen to me, I'm talking like I'm in the army and this is my squadron.

I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, F-8 Crusaders.

Optimism can be more powerful than a battery of artillery or squadron of tanks.

It can be contagious and it's necessary to being a leader.

In relations with many domestically weak countries, a radio transmitter can be a more effective form of pressure than a squadron B-52s.


I would attack any squadron blockading a port.

Nothing could prevent me from dropping out of the clear blue sky on to a battleship with 400 kilos of explosives in the cockpit. Of course it is true that the pilot would be killed, but everything would blow up, and that's what counts.

As you know, God is generally on the side of the big squadrons against the small ones.

As you know, God is usually on the side of the big squadrons against the small.

The admiral, or commander in chief of a squadron, being frequently invested with a great charge, on which the fate of a kingdom may depend, ought certainly to be possessed of abilities equal to so important a station and so extensive a command.

The admirals of his majesty's fleet are classed into three squadrons, viz.

the red, the white, and the blue.


Of whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is composed, it is usually divided into three squadrons; and these, if numerous, are again separated into divisions.

Pilots, to a large degree, are like salesmen.

They have to be confident to be good at their jobs. They have to practice relentlessly and plan out all the scenarios of the things that could happen when they're out there. Nothing is more important than preparation. They are also mighty competitive, both as individuals and as squadrons.

The script was given to me by one of my agents and they didn't tell me anything about it. My first reaction was, "The West Wing? Is it about a squadron of fighter jets?" Then I turned the page and saw, 'by Aaron Sorkin' and I knew it was going to be something good.

Dad mistook - for some reason unbeknownst to me - he mistook his family for a platoon of Marines. I mean, he - the exact same thing he brought to the disciplining of a squadron, a battalion, a platoon, he brought to the disciplining of his children. He ran the house - he had Saturday morning inspections for us, he had white-glove inspections for us as kids.

Yes, for all of us in the Shakespeare Squadron, writing is just that: not an escape from reality, but an attempt to change reality.


It is not the willingness to kill on the part of our soldiers which most concerns me. That is an inherent part of war. It is our lack of respect for even the admirable characteristics of our enemy; for courage, for suffering, for death, for his willingness to die for his beliefs, for his companies and squadrons which go forth, one after another, to annihilation against our superior training and equipment.

The same advice my commanding officer at Patrol Squadron 17, Cmdr.

Robert J. Quinn, gave me before I was grilled to be given the responsibility to lead a crew of 12 all over the world, ready to stop a Russian submarine preparing to wipe out an American city with a nuclear missile: ‘Always remember that common sense and communication will solve 95 percent of the challenges you face in the Navy and life.

God is usually on the side of big squadrons and against little ones.

As you know, God is generally on the side of the big squadrons against the small ones.

For a strong adversary (corps) the opposition of twenty-four squadrons and twelve guns ought not to have appeared very serious, but in war the psychological factors are often decisive. An adversary who feels inferior is in reality so.


The rattle of plastic keys reminds me of a squadron of butterflies failing to fight their way out of a paper bag.

My strength has now been reduced to the equivalent of 36 squadrons.

..we should be able to carry on the war single-handed for some time if not indefinitely.

I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, F-8 Crusaders.

In every squadron there were, perhaps, four or five pilots who exuded confidence. They knew that they were going out to shoot. The rest knew sub-consciously, that they would make up the numbers, mill about, and get shot at.

Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about.

Field them at your peril.


Rogue Squadron doesn’t run. Unless we really, really have to." "No, this will be Wraith Squadron’s mission." "We don’t mind running. Even when we don’t have to.

I can kill with a single word. I can hurl a ball of fire into the midst of my enemies. I rule a squadron of skeletal warriors, who can destroy by touch alone. I can raise a wall of ice to protect those I serve. The invisible is discernible to my eyes. Ordinary magic spells crumble in my presence... But I bow in the presence of a master. -- Lord Soth to Raistlin Majere

But when I was selected, after my very first tour of squadron duty, to become one of the youngest candidates for the test pilot school, I began to realize, maybe you are a little bit better.

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