American Soldier Quotes


663 American Soldier quotes:



"The moment for action has arrived, and I know that I can trust in you to save our country."
"The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood."
"But the cause for which we fought was higher; our thought wider... That thought was our power."
"Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed."
"I do not pretend to write much of a letter. You know under what circumstances I am writing."
"I long to be in the Field again, doing my part to keep the old flag up, with all its stars."
"I never could be a partisan leader - a man of one idea."
"Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg."
"The word was enough. It ran like fire along the line, from man to man, and rose into a shout, with which they sprang forward upon the enemy, now not 30 yards away."
"We know not of the future and cannot plan for it much."
"We pass now quickly from each other's sight; but I know full well that where beyond these passing scenes you shall be, there will be Heaven."
"Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less."
"According to the Gallup Poll, 24 percent of American adults exercised regularly in 1961, and 50 percent after 1968. The peak was 59 percent in 1984, dropping off to 51 percent last September."
"You have to run 75 to 100 miles a week if you expect to break the four-minute mile."
"By the time we reached Virginia City I was considered a remarkable good shot and a fearless rider for a girl of my age."
"I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer."
"We need to fix this. It hasn't been done yet because there's still a reluctance to admit that there was even a problem - anywhere above seven rogue soldiers who got out of control on the night shift."
"As full lines of battle could not be handled through the thick wood, I ordered the advance of the six brigades by heavy skirmish lines, to be followed by stronger supporting lines."
"Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency."
"We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction."


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