32 Total Quotes

Tommy Franks Quotes

I will tell you that the relationships that we have with the surrounding states around Afghanistan will allow us to do the work that needs to be done.
Tommy Franks
#Afghanistan

[Bush then said,] May God Bless the troops, ... May God Bless America.
Tommy Franks
#America

The sense of stability, while not having arrived yet in Afghanistan, is moving in the right direction.
Tommy Franks
#Afghanistan

not really excited about a desk job.
Tommy Franks
#Desk

Probably we'll think of Bush in years to come as an American hero.
Tommy Franks
#American Soldier

I also know he cannot lead troops to victory in a war when he has made it perfectly clear that he does not support the cause.
Tommy Franks
#Troops

I, for one, begin with intent. There is no question that, Saddam Hussein had intent to do harm to the Western alliance and to the United States of America.
Tommy Franks
#American Soldier

They haven't lost their lives for Iraq. They lost their lives for us.
Tommy Franks
#Iraq

If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction that inflicts large casualties, the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor of a military form of government.
Tommy Franks
#American Soldier

If terrorists succeeded in using a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. or one of our allies, it would likely have catastrophic consequences for our cherished republican form of government.
Tommy Franks
#American Soldier

As I look at President Bush, I think he will ultimately be judged as a man of extremely high character.
Tommy Franks
#American Soldier

The past three years have been hard years, a time of hard decisions and tough choices, ... I have looked into his eyes and I have seen his character. I have seen courage and consistency ... the courage to stand up to terrorists and the consistency necessary to beat them.
Tommy Franks
#Courage #Consistency #Terrorists

He has served our country with great distinction,
Tommy Franks
#Distinction

[ Franks told reporters the coalition now had a] very capable ground force ... represented a serious northern threat to regime forces.
Tommy Franks
#Regime

We're interested in it because it would provide a land bridge up to Uzbekistan, which provides us, among other things, a humanitarian pathway for us to move supplies out of Central Asia and down into Afghanistan,
Tommy Franks
#Afghanistan

[For his part, retired Gen. Tommy Franks, who has been speaking out as a Bush surrogate, has an op-ed piece in this morning's New York Times, accusing Kerry of] distortions of history. ... The war against terrorism is the right war at the right time for the right reasons. And Iraq is one of the places that the war must be fought and won. George Bush has his eye on that ball, and Senator John Kerry does not.
Tommy Franks
#Iraq #Right Time #George Bush #John Kerry #War On Terror

What a difference 10 months makes in a country like Afghanistan,
Tommy Franks
#Afghanistan

We're going to continue to engage Afghan authorities on this matter in order to help seek accountability for any violations that may have occurred.
Tommy Franks
#Authorities #Accountability

The prize we seek is another 200 plus years of freedom in this country.
Tommy Franks
#Freedom

I don't know Senator Kerry's plan for victory,
Tommy Franks
#Victory

America decided we were going to stand by and let Americans die at the hands of terrorists a long time ago.
Tommy Franks
#American Soldier

They're doing great. That doesn't mean they like being in Iraq on back-to-back tours, though.
Tommy Franks
#Iraq

until we have completed our objective.
Tommy Franks
#Objective