Douglas MacArthur Quotes


35 Douglas MacArthur quotes:



"Old soldiers never die; they just fade away. And like the old soldier in that ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the sight to see that duty."
Author: MacArthur Quotes Category: American Soldier Quotes Soldiers Quotes
"You are remembered for the rules you break."
"There is no substitute for victory."
"I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within."
"The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself."
"Life is a lively process of becoming."
"Old soldiers never die; they just fade away."
"Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it."
"Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye."
"Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other."
Author: MacArthur Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"If you must fire do a good job-a few casualties become martyrs, a large number an object lesson. ...When a mob starts to move keep it on the run. ...Use a bayonet to encourage its retreat. If they are running, a few good wounds in the buttocks will encourage them. If they resist, they must be killed."
Author: MacArthur Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"And like the old soldier in that ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the sight to see that duty."
"No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation."
Author: MacArthur Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind"
Author: MacArthur Quotes Category: Rules Quotes
"There's no security on this earth, only opportunity."
Author: MacArthur Quotes Category: Security Quotes



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