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And like the old soldier in that ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the sight to see that duty.
Douglas MacArthur
As long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters
Edward Gibbon
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
George S. Patton
God of our fathers, who by land and sea have ever lead us to victory, please continue your inspiring guidance in this the greatest of all conflicts. Strengthen my soul so that the weakening instinct of self-preservation, which besets all of us in battle, shall not blind me to my duty to my own manhood, to the glory of my calling, and to my responsibility to my fellow soldiers. Grant to our armed forces that disciplined valor and mutual confidence which insures success in war. Let me not mourn for the men who have died fighting, but rather let me be glad that such heroes have lived. If it be my lot to die, let me do so with courage and honor in a manner which will bring the greatest harm to the enemy, and please, oh Lord, protect and guide those I shall leave behind. Give us the victory, Lord.
George S. Patton
I had examined myself pretty thoroughly and discovered that I was unfit for military service.
Joseph Heller
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
Theodore Roosevelt
If there is one basic element in our Constitution, it is civilian control of the military
Harry S Truman
It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions
Daniel Defoe
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
Horace
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Abraham Lincoln
Military glory - that attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood
Abraham Lincoln
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Groucho Marx
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Groucho Marx
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
George Washington
The military caste did not originate as a party of patriots, but as a party of bandits
Henry Louis Mencken
The president's military advisers felt that the size of the force was adequate, they may still feel that years later. Some of us don't, I don't.
Colin Powell
When the military man approaches, the world locks up its spoons and packs off its womankind
George Bernard Shaw
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