Quotes June 24, 2022

“A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.”
Lt. Gen. George S. Patton Jr.
Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.
Josephus Daniels
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.
John F. Kennedy
Diplomats are just as essential in starting a war as soldiers are in finishing it.
Will Rogers
Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.
Napoleon Bonaparte
We make war that we may live in peace.
In war there is no substitute for victory.
General Douglas MacArthur
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
Ernest Miller Hemmingway
The number of medals on an officer’s breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.
Charles Edward Montague
Now I recall the Recon Marines ragged, filthy cammie shirted young men in green paint who move silent like the fog with deadly purpose in their eyes. Swift, Silent, Deadly. I smile.
GYSGT Correll, USMC, Retired– Recon Marine