Tag: Service

Quotes March 24, 2023

I may not have been the best combat commander, but I always strove to be. My men depended on me to carefully analyze every tactical situation, to maximize the resources that I had at my disposal, to think under pressure, and then to lead them by personal example.
Major Dick Winters
“These Marines left their home–all these great Americans left their home–signed up during a time of war and said, ‘I wanna do that.’ And we owe them so much gratitude. I am so, so proud. And they understand that in our profession there can be no second place. There can be no losing. Because the weight of our nation rests on their shoulders.”
Sergeant Major Bradley Kasal
t is the pride of my heart to have been one of the earliest adopted sons of America.
Marquis de Lafayette
Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
Woodrow Wilson
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Winston Churchill
Take patriotism away, and the nation’s soul has fled.
Edward Mark Deems

Quotes January 20, 2018

“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the two, the leader is a servant.”
Max DePree
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”
John Maxwell
“It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.”
Robert Greenleaf
“My life is my message.”
Mohandas Gandhi
“I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before.”
Sidney Poitier
“What makes greatness is starting something that lives after you.”
Ralph Sockman
“I’ve only just a minute,
Only sixty seconds in it.
Forced upon me, can’t refuse it,
Didn’t seek it, didn’t choose it,
But it’s up to me to use it.
I must suffer if I lose it,
Give an account if I abuse it,
Just a tiny little minute,
But eternity is in it.”

God’s Minute
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays