823 Total Quotes

American Soldier Quotes

Douglas MacArthur
Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.
Douglas MacArthur
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William Westmoreland
I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
William Westmoreland
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Robert E. Lee
The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
Robert E. Lee
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I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation, I don't find photographing the situation nearly as interesting as photographing the edges.
William Allard
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Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Norman Schwarzkopf
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I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order - not one.
Oliver North
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Douglas MacArthur
Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.
Douglas MacArthur
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Captain Hale, alone, without sympathy or support, save that from above, on the near approach of death asked for a clergyman to attend him. It was refused. He then requested a Bible; that too was refused by his inhuman jailer.
William Hull
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In a few days an officer came to our camp, under a flag of truce, and informed Hamilton, then a captain of artillery, but afterwards the aid of General Washington, that Captain Hale had been arrested within the British lines condemned as a spy, and executed that morning.
William Hull
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This is an era of violent peace.
James Watkins
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I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink.
Admiral Frederick
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I thought using the Ayatollah's money to support the Nicaraguan resistance was a neat idea.
Oliver North
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William Westmoreland
Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind.
William Westmoreland
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William Westmoreland
I was participating in my own lynching, but the problem was I didn't know what I was being lynched for.
William Westmoreland
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Wesley Clark
I think we're at risk with our democracy. I think we're dealing with the most closed, imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory. They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
Wesley Clark
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In my photography, color and composition are inseparable. I see in color.
William Allard
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William Westmoreland
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
William Westmoreland
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I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to sacrifice the brave men under my command.
John Buford
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What's really important is to simplify. The work of most photographers would be improved immensely if they could do one thing: get rid of the extraneous. If you strive for simplicity, you are more likely to reach the viewer.
William Allard
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Douglas MacArthur
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Douglas MacArthur
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Douglas MacArthur
It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur
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Nothing can stop the attack of aircraft except other aircraft.
Billy Mitchell
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Douglas MacArthur
One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.
Douglas MacArthur
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One problem with ideas, however valid, is that they are static and impersonal, whereas a person is active and dynamic.
William Hull
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If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr.
Martin Delany
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You can never tell when an artist really will take up someone's work and work with it happily.
Peter Porter
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Robert E. Lee
We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing.
Robert E. Lee
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Robert E. Lee
I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.
Robert E. Lee
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Don't fight the problem, decide it.
Catlett Marshall
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A bowler can make or break a chap.
John Newton
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