Army And Navy Quotes


521 Army And Navy quotes:



"Making the world safe for hypocrisy."
"If I should die, think only this of me: that there's some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England."
"The military mind is indeed a menace. Old-fashioned futurity that sees only men fighting and dying in smoke and fire; hears nothing more civilized than a cannonade; scents nothing but the stink of battle-wounds and blood."
"Standing armies can never consist of resolute robust men; they may be well-disciplined machines, but they will seldom contain men under the influence of strong passions, or with very vigorous faculties."
"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. The fact is obvious. The might is in the hundred men who obey. The right (or what is held to be right) is in the one man who commands them."
"Rogues, would you live forever?"
"No profession or occupation is more pleasing than the military; a profession or exercise both noble in execution (for the strongest, most generous and proudest of all virtues is true valor) and noble in its cause. No utility either more just or universal than the protection of the repose or defense of the greatness of one's country. The company and daily conversation of so many noble, young and active men cannot but be well-pleasing to you."
"How happy is the sailor's life, from coast to coast to roam; in every port he finds a wife, in every land a home."
"Valor, glory, firmness, skill, generosity, steadiness in battle and ability to rule -- these constitute the duty of a soldier. They flow from his own nature."
Author: Gita Quotes Category: Army And Navy Quotes
"There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles the Second. But the seamen were not gentlemen; and the gentlemen were not seamen."
"I left a small army [on base]. We failed to get it done tonight. Now we have four games to get it done."
"If it were to rain a lot, there is concern from the Army Corps of Engineers that the levees might break,"
Author: Bush Quotes Category: Army And Navy Quotes
"My concern is that the initial and the only army investigation was done by the unit concerned...(and) that did not give anyone an objective view of what really happened. What we're asking is for the inspector general of the Department of Defense to take a high-level investigation."
"I'm impressed that Army has found a way to win close games, often coming from behind to do so. That shows mental toughness."
"It is the Serb army right now -- the Yugoslav national army -- that is ethnically cleansing whole sectors of Kosovo in the south, in a manner very much reminiscent of Bosnia, ... The question is, can we stand by and let it happen?"
"The whole army is burning with an insatiable desire to wreak violence upon South Carolina. I almost tremble for her fate."
"The Army has gone to great extent in travel, interviews, documentation and concern to make sure that each and every allegation was thoroughly reviewed, thoroughly examined and, when appropriate, acted upon either through non-judicial or judicial punishment."
"There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army."
"These guys are not from the Iraqi army, ... These are not Iraqi soldiers. They are not members of any of the Iraqi armed forces."
"The ICC must also look into abuses committed by the Ugandan army. If the court finds that these crimes don't fall within its limited mandate, it should make its findings available to the Ugandan authorities so that they can bring the perpetrators to justice. In doing so, the court must also be mindful of the security and confidentiality of its sources."


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