Military Quotes

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.

General George Catlett Marshall

Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.

General MacArthur

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

General George S. Patton

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

Abraham Lincoln

Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.

Josephus Daniels

A military operation involves deception. Even though you are competent, appear to be incompetent. Though effective, appear to be ineffective.

Sun Tzu

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Groucho Marx

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

Sun Tzu

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

Look at an infantryman's eyes and you can tell how much war he has seen

William Henry

Diplomats are just as essential in starting a war as soldiers are in finishing it.

Will Rogers

The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.

Charles Edward Montague

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

Georges Clemenceau

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

Bill Clinton

Here the system is creating an industry around the drug issue when it does nothing to stop the corrupt military that moves the drugs, and the big banks that are all in cahoots with the President and the big shots in the Congress.

Jerry Brown

After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.

William Seward Burroughs

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

Moran Margaret Cho

The side with the simplest uniforms wins.

Maj Mark Cancian

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

Rebecca West

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

Louis Simpson

To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world.

Barbara Levy Boxer

Our Party supports and will continue to support peoples fighting for their freedom. In so doing, the Soviet Union does not look for advantages, does not hunt for concessions, does not seek political domination and is not after military bases. We act as we are bid by our revolutionary conscience, our communist convictions.

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev

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

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Georges Clemenceau

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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