The deadliest weapon in the world is a MARINE and his rifle!— John J. Pershing
Fulfilling United States Army quotations
Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.
Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed;
as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States.
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.
Why in hell can't the Army do it if the Marines can.
They are the same kind of men; why can't they be like Marines.
I feel that the recent ruling of the United States Army and Navy regarding the refusal of colored blood donors is an indefensible one from any point of view. As you know, there is no scientific basis for the separation of the bloods of different races except on the basis of the individual blood types or groups.
With this announcement today, the Army has made it clear what we have known all along - that Fort Riley is truly the crown jewel of the United States Army.
Paradise is not a place, its a state of mind.
Being ready is not what matters. What matters is winning after you get there.
A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.
One doesn't become a soldier in a week - it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States.
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.
A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace.
Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men
People are constantly applying double standards.
Take the United States, for example. Washington wants the whole world to admire the country for its democracy. Then the government sends out its army, in the name of this democracy, and leaves behind the kind of chaos we see in Iraq.
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.
We have two companies of Marines running rampant all over the northern half of this island, and three Army regiments pinned down in the southwestern corner, doing nothing. What the hell is going on?
Offensive realism predicts that the United States will send its army across the Atlantic when there is a potential hegemon in Europe that the local great powers cannot contain by themselves.
I saw how different life was on different sides of the same city.
I saw the fear in the eyes of people who were not free. I saw the gratitude of people toward the United States for all that we had done. I felt goosebumps as I got off a military train and heard the Army band strike up 'Stars and Stripes Forever.'
Defeat is a state of mind! No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality.
The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist -- McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the builder of the F-15. And the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for Silicon Valley's technologies is called the United States Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.
After being thrown out of the house, four schools and the United States Army, I discovered that I was on the right track.
'The green beret' is again becoming a symbol of excellence, a badge of courage, a mark of distinction in the fight for freedom. I know the United States Army will live up to its reputation for imagination, resourcefulness, and spirit as we meet this challenge.
All oppression creates a state of war.
The women of the United States are nothing but brood sows, having sons to be put into the army and made into fertilizer.
I have grown up with guns all my life, but people who like assault weapons they should join the United States Army, we have them.
The army is making good advancement on daily basis against the terrorists.
Of course, they still have the support of Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and some Western countries including the United States, but the only option that we have in that regard is to win.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
The law increasing and organizing the military establishment of the United States has been nearly carried into effect, and the Army has been extensively and usefully employed during the past season.
Poor America, of what avail is all her wealth, if the individuals comprising the nation are wretchedly poor? If they live in squalor, in filth, in crime, with hope and joy gone, a homeless, soulless army of human prey.
Throughout my professional life, I have looked upon the Corps as a most valuable part of our naval organization, and this opinion has only been the more confirmed by every year's additional experience in active service.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
In my proper character, an officer of the United States army.
No one except for al-Assad's army is fighting against ISIS or other terrorist organisations in Syria, no one else is fighting them on Syrian territory. Minor airstrikes, including those by the United States aircraft, do not resolve the issue in essence; in fact, they do not resolve it at all.
The United States has been ambiguous on the current situation in Nepal.
They have not actually come out very strongly in terms of pushing the king to take measures on the detentions or abuses by the army. China continues to provide military equipment.
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.
My next book is also set in the eighteenth century.
It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America.
I have my own army in the NYPD, which is the seventh biggest army in the world.
I have my own State Department, much to Foggy Bottom's annoyance. We have the United Nations in New York, and so we have an entree into the diplomatic world that Washington does not have.
I can't see how a single man could spend his time to better advantage than in the Marines.
Wealth breeds a class of people for whom human beings are disposable commodities. Once oligarchs achieve unchecked economic and political power, as they have in the United States, the citizens too become disposable.
There are 400 to 500 people north of the Cannonball River in the contested zone, in the treaty zone, in the place where, according to the United States Army Corps of Engineers, we are not supposed to be. And they are going to stand their ground.
Everybody needs to understand that I learned Arabic from the United States Army as a second language. I never spoke it at home.
We are looking at the potential of an armed raid or a forcible raid after February 22nd , when the Army Corps said that they would declare us trespassers on our own land, the same as the United States Army said they would declare us hostile if we didn't return to the reservations in 1875.
The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them.
Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence.