Quotes February 04, 2022

If I charge, follow me. If I retreat, kill me. If I die, revenge me.
Mess with one MARINE and you mess with them all!
It is friendship, and something beyond friendship, that binds the Marine Corps together.
“The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.”
George S. Patton Jr.
I have just returned from visiting the Marines at the front, and there is not a finer fighting organization in the world!
Douglas MacArthur
For over 221 years our Corps has done two things for this great Nation. We make Marines, and we win battles.
Charles C. Krulak
Ensure that no Marine who honorably wore the eagle, globe and anchor is lost to the Marine Corps family.
Marines are built through the ethos of struggle and sacrifice.
We are United States Marines, and for two and a quarter centuries we have defined the standards of courage, esprit, and military prowess.
Gen. James Jones
They’re on our right, they’re on our left, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us; they can’t get away from us this time. – Chesty Puller
Marines don’t know how to spell the word ‘defeat’.
Demonstrate to the world there is “No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy” than a U.S. Marine.
To Marines, love of liberty is not an empty phrase… Rather, it’s displayed by blood, sweat, and tears for the fallen.
James Mattis
The Marines fought almost solely on esprit de corps, I was certain. It was inconceivable to most Marines that they should let another Marine down, or that they could be responsible for dimming the bright reputation of their Corps. The Marines simply assumed that they were the world’s best fighting men.”
Robert Sherrod
The Marine Corps has just been called by the New York Times, ‘The elite of this country.’ I think it is the elite of the world.
William Halsey
The deadliest weapon in the world is a MARINE and his rifle!
John J. Pershing
Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don’t have that problem.
Ronald Reagan
War brings out the worst and the best in people. Wars do not make men great, but they do bring out the greatness in good men.
Major Dick Winters
“You cannot exaggerate about the Marines. They are convinced to the point of arrogance, that they are the most ferocious fighters on earth – and the amusing thing about it is that they are.”
Kevin Keaney
“In my experience, Marines are gung ho no matter what. They will all fight to the death. Every one of them just wants to get out there and kill. They are bad-ass, hard-charging mothers.”
Chris Kyle
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Omar N. Bradley
The Marines gave me a really strong sense of discipline and a work ethic that kicks in at my job.
Drew Carey
“Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.”
William Manchester
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James
Thousands of Marine combat veterans earned medals for bravery every day. A few were even awarded.
Your soul may belong to Jesus, but your ass belongs to the marines.
Eugene B. Sledge