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People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.  ~ George Orwell


Whoever said the pen is mightier then the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.  ~ Douglas MacArthur


Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.  ~ Groucho Marx

For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.  ~ Winston Churchill


In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.  ~ José Narosky


Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.  ~ George S. Patton Jr.


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


Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don't have that problem.  ~ Ronald Reagan


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


There will be no veterans of World War III.  ~ Walter Mondale


How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!  ~ Maya Angelou


I'm inclined to think that a military background wouldn't hurt anyone.  ~ William Faulkner


We make war that we may live in peace.  ~ Aristotle


Diplomats are just as essential in starting a war as soldiers are in finishing it.  ~ Will Rogers


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 spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.  ~ Thomas Jefferson


Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.  ~ Napoleon Bonaparte


The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.  ~ George Patton


This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.  ~ Elmer Davis


A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end.  ~ George S. Patton Jr.


I think I know what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers.  ~ William T. Sherman


The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree.  ~ Thomas Campbell


Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way. ~ George S. Patton Jr.


A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.









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