Military Quotes

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

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.

Ronald Reagan

More and more lawmakers of both parties are increasingly disillusioned by the military's policy of exclusion and discrimination.

C. Dixon Osburn

America is a great power possessed of tremendous military might and a wide-ranging economy, but all this is built on an unstable foundation which can be targeted, with special attention to its obvious weak spots. If America is hit in one hundredth of these weak spots, God willing, it will stumble, wither away and relinquish world leadership.

Osama bin Laden

The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.

Rudy Giuliani

The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table and deny the aggressor theirs.

Richard M. Nixon

Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime.

Alphonse Allais

As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear - we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they shortchange veterans and military retirees.

Solomon Ortiz

The Almighty has fixed the distinction of the races; the Almighty has made the black man inferior, and sir, by no legislation, by no partisan success, by no revolution, by no military power, can you wipe out this distinction.

Fernando Wood

War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.

Georges Clemenceau

The military posts vengeance on their websites, and seeks publicity for their displays of inhumanity.

Moran Margaret Cho

A change of opinions is almost unknown in an elderly military man.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.

General George Catlett Marshall

It is apparent that prisoners of war are among the most vulnerable of people. Not only are they completely under the control of their captors, but in a time of conflict, the hatred and brutality of the battlefield are very likely to be mirrored within military prison walls.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

We do a hard fantasy as well as hard science fiction, and I think I probably single-handedly recreated military science fiction. It was dead before I started working in it.

Jerry Pournelle
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