Soldiers Quotes

Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives

Siegfried Sassoon

If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one would remain in the ranks

Frederick The Great

I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.

General George S. Patton

Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty.

Robert Ingersoll

I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.

Harry Truman

The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world's problems?

Calvin & Hobbes

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.

Jose Narosky

Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions

Jerry Falwell

Don't waste good iron for nails or good men for soldiers

Chinese Proverb

The first who was king was a fortunate soldier: Who serves his country well has no need of ancestors.


Every lover is a soldier and has his camp in Cupid.


The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence, utter, complete and bumptious.

George Patton

As an old soldier, I admit the cowardice: it's as universal as seasickness, and matters just as little.

George Bernard Shaw

The best soldiers are not warlike

Chinese Proverb

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.


Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.

Will Rogers

Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war


When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable.

Benito Mussolini

I never expect a soldier to think.

George Bernard Shaw

Perfect soldier, perfect gentleman never gave offence to anyone not even the enemy.

A. J. P. Taylor

You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pistols and cartridges; the old ones, grub.

George Bernard Shaw

Soldiers have many faults, but they have one redeeming merit; they are never worshippers of force. Soldiers more than any other men are taught severely and systematically that might is not right.

G. K. Chesterton

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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