Quotes May 31, 2019

If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
Andre Malraux
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.
We sleep peaceably in our beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf.
George Orwell
I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: ‘I served in the United States Navy.
John F. Kennedy
Heroism doesn’t always happen in a burst of glory. Sometimes small triumphs and large hearts change the course of history.
Mary Roach
Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.
Douglas MacArthur
Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I don’t know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me.
The Duke of Wellington
If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn’t plan your mission properly.
David Hackworth
No guts, no glory.
Major Gen. Frederick C. Blesse
This country has not seen and probably will never know the true level of sacrifice of our veterans”. As a civilian, I owe an unpayable debt to all our military. Going forward let’s not send our servicemen and women off to war or conflict zones unless it is overwhelmingly justifiable and on moral high ground.
Thomas M Smith
Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn’t even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived.
George S. Patton Jr.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Winston Churchill
Who dares, wins. Who sweats, wins. Who plans, wins.
British Special Air Service (SAS)
Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste death but once.
William Shakespeare
Fortune favors the brave.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight—it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Alexander Hamilton
Soldiers can sometimes make decisions that are smarter than the orders they have been given.
Orson Scott Card, Enders Game
I am not afraid of an Army of lions lead by a sheep; I am afraid of sheep lead by a lion.
Alexander the Great
The Army is the true nobility of our country.
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
Albert Einstein
Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin