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Famous Quotes & Quotations About The Military:

Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
~ John G. Riefenbaker.

Freedom isn't free.
~ Author Unknown.

Friendly fire - isn't.
~ Author Unknown.

From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

Hard pressed on my right. My center is yielding. Impossible to maneuver. Situation excellent. I am attacking.
~ Ferdinand Foch at the Battle of the Marne.

Having lost sight of our objectives we need to redouble our efforts.
~ Author Unknown.

His army incomparably holds, after long years, the abiding love of its surviving veterans. Who marched with it, fought with it, took part in its victories and defeats, shared its sufferings and joys; shall [never] be deaf when its deeds are sung, [nor] mute when rung out its plaudits!
~ Brig. Gen. G Moxley Sorrell, Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer, 1905

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
~ Dwight D Eisenhower.

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes.

If God had meant for us to be in the Army, we would have been born with green, baggy skin.
~ Author Unknown.

If it moves, salute it; if it doesn't move, pick it up; and if you can't pick it up, paint it.
~ Author Unknown.

If it's stupid but works, it isn't stupid.
~ Author Unknown.

If the enemy is in range, so are you.
~ Infantry Journal

If you can't remember, the Claymore is pointed towards you.
~ Author Unknown.

If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly.
~ David Hackworth

If your attack is going too well, you have walked into an ambush.
~ Infantry Journal.

In war there is no substitute for victory.
~ General Douglas MacArthur.

Incoming fire has the right of way.
~ Author Unknown.

It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.
~ US Air Force Manual.

It makes no difference which side the general is on.
~ Unknown British Soldier.

Look at an infantryman's eyes and you can tell how much war he has seen.
~ Bill Mauldin, Up Front, 1944.

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Make it too tough for the enemy to get in and you can't get out.
~ Author Unknown.

Mines are equal opportunity weapons.
~ Saddam Hussein.

Never give in, never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
~ Winston Churchill Quotes.

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