Military Quotes

A lot of wonderful people love their country and hate the military.

Bill Clinton

War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military.

Georges Clemenceau

So the important thing in a military operation is victory, not persistence.

Sun Tzu

Our military superiority is so great — it’s far greater than it was in the Gulf War, and the Gulf War was over in 100 hours after we bombed for 43 days… Now they can bomb for a couple of days and then just roll into Baghdad… The odds are there’s going to be a war and it’s going to be not for very long.

Bill Clinton

To truly feel like we're fighting terrorism, we need as much intelligence and infiltration as possible into known rivals of democracy. Once that information is collected, a sincere commitment must be made to thwart their effects through unified/joint military resolve.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

Christians have oppressed Jews, Moslems, Buddhists, Pagans, and each other throughout their centuries of power, preaching religious intolerance as the word of Jehovah whenever they had the military, political, or economic power to make it stick and then piously preaching brotherhood, peace, and toleration when they didn't.

Phillip Emmons Isaac Bonewits

If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government --and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws

Edward Abbey

You can't press a button to make Phil Mitchell jump over a turtle and land on a cloud (unless you've recently ingested a load of military-grade hallucinogens, in which case you can also make him climb inside his own face and start whistling colours).

Charlton

My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no more war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.

Rosanne Barr

Military glory --the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood.

Abraham Lincoln

The aim of military training is not just to prepare men for battle, but to make them long for it.

Louis Simpson

Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology

Rebecca West

Military men are the scourges of the world

Guy de Maupassant

The military caste did not originate as a party of patriots, but as a party of bandits

Henry Louis Mencken

Many of the vicious criminals held there have been caught on the battlefield fighting against American troops and shutting down Guantanamo Bay would just require the military to move them elsewhere.

Bill Shuster

In an interconnected world, the defeat of international terrorism – and most importantly, the prevention of these terrorist organizations from obtaining weapons of mass destruction -- will require the cooperation of many nations. We must always reserve the right to strike unilaterally at terrorists wherever they may exist. But we should know that our success in doing so is enhanced by engaging our allies so that we receive the crucial diplomatic, military, intelligence, and financial support that can lighten our load and add legitimacy to our actions. This means talking to our friends and, at times, even our enemies.

BARACK OBAMA

For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.

Winston Churchill

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.

Martin Luther King Jr

In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex

Dwight Eisenhower

My mental faculties remained in suspended animation while I obeyed the orders of the higher-ups. This is typical with everyone in the military.

Smedley Butler

Art among a religious race produces relics; among a military one, trophies; among a commercial one, articles of trade.

Henry Fuseli

Only those who are ideologically opposed to†military†programs think of the defense budget as the first and best place to get resources for social welfare needs.

Herman Kahn

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.

John F. Kerry

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Groucho Marx
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