The best country always has a military.
The military exists to protect the lives and liberties of its members. The military is filled with brave men and women who put their lives on the line to protect your freedom. They are true heroes.
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100 Meaningful Military Quotes
Conflict is messy and it can be hard to get out of it. Sometimes you have to fight to get the right results instead of just doing what is easy.
A free society can only flourish when those who live and work in it are free too.
The truth is that there are nine people out of the 100 who should be fighting to protect your freedom – nine soldiers who are willing to give their lives for you. And there are ninety-one people out of the hundred who do nothing but steal your freedoms away, and then laugh and act like they are in control.
People sleep peacefully in their beds at night because rough men stand ready to do violence against them in their behalf.
It is hard to say whether or not all men are brave. Some people are brave because they do not have to be.
The sun in his course will visit no country more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country.
Brave men rejoice when they face adversity and triumph in war, just as brave soldiers do.
The real battle against terrorism is not only the battle to root out the people who practice it; the real battle is to rid the world of the people who can be influenced to do the evil things that terrorists do.
This is a battle that will be lost or won through the battle of ideas.
Even if fortune doesn’t favor the brave, we should always be brave.
10th of 100 Military Quotes
Doing your work is a test of courage. You are not supposed to be afraid of it.
I agree with President Eisenhower. What we can achieve in a small project is amazing. But when we apply ourselves to great issues, we can often make a bigger impression. That’s true whether we’re working on a big team or a small one.
I agree, we should be very careful who we allow into our country. I agree, we need to be thankful for the military protecting our country. But, at the same time, you can’t simply forget why we have, and why we need, our military. We need a military to protect our country, to protect us so that we can sleep soundly, and not worry about our safety at night.
Any tool that can be used for good can also be used for evil. A pen could be an instrument of peace, or could be used by a terrorist group to kill innocent people. No tool is inherently good or evil. It all depends on the user.
The United States is a country who has not experienced war. Since the establishment of the country, the idea of war has not been a legitimate option. Our military members are sent to war zones because it is the moral line of duty. We will continue to send our men and women into conflict zones to protect the American people and the rights that we have established.
The hands of the people who started wars have been stayed by strength and strength alone.
People say I’m a hero when the whole world should be ashamed,
But when I die they will say, my Lord was he a hero too.
If a man doesn’t work he can’t make a living but if he doesn’t try to be responsible for his actions he might have to deal with the consequences.
If you find yourself in a fair fight. You didn’t plan your mission properly.
I support war as a terrible evil which must be fought for a just cause and as a way to stop other evils. I also believe we should honor our soldiers, but in the same way as we honor those who have worked or volunteered to save lives at the scene of the crime, and are the first to go into the line of fire.
20th of 100 Military Quotes
We all agree that we want to live in peace and freedom. We don’t want to have to worry about being shot. You can live in your own country, you can practice your faith, you can run your family and your business. People can have what they really want.
Take advantage of the fact that your enemy doesn’t have the time to prepare for what you’re going to throw at him and you will be unbeatable.
With no guts, you don’t stand a chance. As a military leader, if you say you’re going to do something, you better damn well be prepared to do it. If you aren’t, you might as well just stay home.
As President of the United States, MacArthur served two terms (1953-1961) and his tenure
is fondly remembered for the 1954 Korean War truce. MacArthur is considered one of
the greatest generals in modern American history.
Those people who stand for nothing just fall for anything and are always weak and gullible.
We need to learn from those who have gone before us. We have the courage to make drastic changes. We will only know how courageous we are if we do so.
When I am about to try to solve a problem, I spend about half my time thinking about what I am going to say and the other half thinking about what the other guy is going to say.
The original form of the maxim appears in the American president Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address, delivered on March 4, 1861:
When I am about to argue with a man, I first examine myself, to see if I be not lacking anything which an equitable mind would consider as a deficiency in me.
If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, then he isn’t fit to live.
There are many people who try to criticize the military might of Kim Jong-un, but in the past few years it has clearly shown that its military might is very strong and that it can withstand any kind of attack. I believe that the country’s strength has been raised and that the military might of North Korea has greatly improved.
General MacArthur is right, people never quit.
30th of 100 Military Quotes
It is impossible for anyone to hurt you if you don’t feel fear. It is impossible for you to feel fear if you don’t believe there is a force larger than you that can protect you. It is impossible for you to do anything when you don’t believe you can do anything.
In France, the Army is the true nobility of our country.
There is no greater leader than Jesus Christ, the author and finisher of our faith. He is the one who does the greatest things. He paid for our sin and restored us to God. He paid through the precious blood of His Son, Jesus Christ.
This is one of the most important words in the English language, but it also happens to be a great quote. It refers to the fact that the more a nation is secure – that is, the more it is safe – the more it will have. Also, the more secure the people feel, the more free and dynamic they will be.
If there is not the war, you don’t get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don’t get a great statesman; if Trump lived in a time of peace, no one would recognize his name.
This nation, that is the United States of America, will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
We live in a world that has a lot of barriers and those walls need to be guarded by men with guns.
Having been a Marine for almost 10 years now, I have never met a Marine that didn’t have Honor.
The riskiest thing you can do is to look fear in the face and do nothing. Instead, you have to embrace fear and run forward into it, taking pride in your ability to face down the risk.
It was a promise made in the 1970s to families of U.S. soldiers who were prisoners of war in Vietnam, but has never been fulfilled.
40th of 100 Military Quotes
The best plans are useless in the face of the enemy. The best fighters can be defeated on the battlefield.
Patton was a proud soldier, and an amazing tactician, who was very outspoken towards the Nazis. Though Patton would die during the Battle of the Bulge, he could have continued the fight and become a hero or even dictator, if Hitler had not given orders to stop the advance and surrender.
Man is man because he had been a soldier, and soldier because he had been a man.
There are 2/3 of the military/lawmakers who consider that wars, and even if they can’t explain, that the wars are only made to have armies.
Preparedness is the antidote to stress. When you are educated on stress and prepared for it, you will be more able to deal with it. You can also help others by educating them and being prepared for unexpected events.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers great and helps weaker armies to defeat stronger armies because they have discipline and are able to learn. This quote from George Washington is very powerful when we consider the history of the United States and world wars that have happened. Although the United States may have some weaknesses, it is the best when it comes to discipline and discipline is the soul of any army.
It is not wise to let a person with no moral scruples lead a political party, a country, or the world.
If you want to become a great leader, it’s best to get the audacity started.
You must dare to think differently.
You must be willing to take action.
You must believe in what you’re doing.
Freedom is never free, because there are always people or organizations that would like to prevent the free expression that comes with that freedom.
When you know you’re about to fail, you’re already out of your league, and no one else can help you.
50th of 100 Military Quotes
The United States is grateful for every soldier, from every country who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America will not forget.
I believe it is very important that we recognize and celebrate our heroines and she-roes, since they are the women that inspire and empower us to keep moving forward.
Robert Green Ingersoll is a great American political philosopher, social critic, and poet. He is best remembered for his unique brand of wit and wisdom. The quote has strong echoes of the American philosophy of the individual rather than collective welfare.
A hero is a person that gives their life to something bigger than himself, and in most cases it also means that he or she sacrifices for the betterment of others.
People often say that they fear or respect someone based on their past actions, either for good or bad. I think Wellington was very influenced by these men, and they probably scared him, as if they were ghosts.
We are proud of the lives we have lived. We thank our teachers, mentors, and our own hard work for our success. We have also enjoyed helping others by working hard to earn more money. We think our country and its people would be proud of us if we worked hard.
The problem is that while we may be strong in faith, we may not be strong in freedom; since that’s the only thing that can keep us free to pursue our own goals.
President Donald Trump said that the United States has a great Navy and that he will use it to build a wall on the Mexican border. The wall, he added, will also be a good check on the Mexican military.
I often take for granted things that most deserve my gratitude, but then something makes me remember that they don’t really deserve it.
If you wage war, do it energetically and with severity. This is the only way to shorten it and consequently make it less inhumane.
60th of 100 Military Quotes
There is nothing hidden in success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from mistakes, and the right attitude towards life.
I’ve never given in to my convictions of what’s right and just. I’m proud of how I lived my life and what I achieved. I’m proud I was able to keep my integrity and stand for what I believe in even when it was hard. I’m proud I never gave in to self-doubt or the fear of not winning. And I’m proud of the great legacy I leave behind.
The people that have fought for us deserve to have our help. We need to be able to help them and to be able to protect them. The military is an important tool in keeping the peace and in protecting the country.
Some of you may be wondering why there are so many quotations from Malcolm.
Because Malcolm X was a man who was greatly influenced by the teachings of the Bible.
When someone puts others ahead of themselves, they are being selfish. When you put yourself ahead of others, you are a true patriot.
65. “A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.” – General George S. Patton, Jr., referring to the fact that a person can lose more than a gallon of blood by exerting a heavy load
65. My Life, by John J. Glenn, Jr.
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
> An optimist complains that it is windy, a pessimist complains there is no wind, and a realist adjusts the sails.
> –R. B.
> I just love it when they do that. It’s part of my job, and sometimes I even get paid for it.
A surprise attack can take place when the enemy does not expect it.
We have come to realize that a simple majority of people often do not represent the overall consensus.
70th of 100 Military Quotes
I’ve heard a lot of people say that. But, it’s not right. Marines aren’t a button or a button manufacturer. We are a team.
In order to ensure the tree of liberty remains watered with the blood of tyrants the people of the world must stand up to tyranny and fight for freedom.
The goal of leadership is to inspire others to do more, to dream more, to learn more, and to become more.
I’m gonna live for something rather than die for nothing!
“We sleep peacefully in our beds because rough men get ready to do harm.”
You can read this sentence like a simple proverb or a short story.
You can also read it like a quote from George Orwell.
You can also read it like a quote from Benjamin Franklin (or other famous people).
Now, let’s see what happens if we use a quote mark around it.
General MacArthur is saying that a good commander will not be able to avoid bad decisions; bad commanders will lead their troops into the wrong decisions.
It is important that we bring our culture and way of life to the fight, even though we are a minority in this country. And, in my opinion, that is a great strength we possess as a country because we are a religious, a moral and culturally vibrant nation.
The soldiers surround the hospital, so there is no escape.
Although no one can be totally prepared for the unexpected, the best defense against the unknown are good planning, communication, and training.
Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph “Dan” Daly served in the Marine Corps as a private during the Spanish-American War. He was killed in the Battle of San Juan Hill while conducting an assault. He was cited by the Marine Corps for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity during action against the enemy.
80th of 100 Military Quotes
The objective of war is not to die for your country but to kill all the other people in your country.
I am sure that a lot of people would disagree with me but I feel that the soldiers are probably always going to follow the orders of the superiors.
It is the nature of a democracy that its people are often at odds. The fact that this happens less often in the United States than elsewhere is one of the things that makes the United States so great.
America without the men and women who protect her is like God without his angels.
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. If you want to succeed, plan not the way but the destination.
I often hear this phrase from people when they are talking about the US Constitution, but they didn’t even realize that the US Constitution was written by the people. It was not just written by one person.
The man who gave his life for his country is in the sky now.
Most of us won’t see combat – even if we wanted to. But we do need to be brave, not just in our personal lives, but also in our government. Without courage we would be nothing.
It would be really hard to justify the conduct of the winner if you defeat them in a fair way.
There are few things in this world that we can count on; death is one of them. But God always gives us the opportunity to live our lives, especially when we’re young and can do anything. So take it as a blessing when you get to be old and infirm, and use your time wisely.
90th of 100 Military Quotes
There should be a lot of people that are willing to serve in the military and that is important but that’s only going to happen if society is willing to support the military.
Officers of the peace are public servants, and officers of the peace should have good moral character. Officers of the peace should live up to an ideal of decency and should be able to demonstrate that they understand and respect all people. They should respect all people and should be able to identify and respect the humanity of everyone. Officers of the peace are expected to show respect for all people and to show a willingness to help all people, even when those people cannot pay for services or products.
If war is too important to be left to the generals, then the generals should be prepared to handle it themselves.
While other members of the Bush administration had opposed the Iraq invasion, the Senator was one of the few who had advocated at the time for a more robust US ground presence. In 2004, he authored the “Peace Dividend Act,” which would have provided the country with a financial incentive for withdrawing troops from Iraq. When the bill was defeated in the Senate, Gregg said that he was saddened by the way the war was turning out – and the fact that most members of his party refused to stand up and oppose the war.
In the United States, people are living peacefully in their beds at night because lots of rough men have standing orders to violently do violence in their stead.
Commands are nothing but the responsibility of one person.
A hero isn’t the one who takes a stand, or the one who takes charge. A hero is the one who goes into battle. That is the leader.
This is an important aspect in our lives. When you love what is behind you, you don’t feel like you have to fight and fight to get by. And when you fight to get by, you only get by.
The fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has no honor and no history of patriotism. It has been a country that fights and lies and commits terrorist attacks all over the world. It is the character of the country that gave us George W. Bush. That is why we have no honor, and no history of patriotism. For that reason, we need to kill every last one of them.
Those who give up the ability to be free in their country are not safe anywhere. They are not free people.
A good deal of the world is a dangerous place, not because evil people live there, but because of people who don’t care and look on as things happen.
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