Military Quotes

Welcome to Military Quotes, the supreme source for inspiring and also inspirational quotes from the globe's biggest military leaders. Listed below you will certainly situate quotes from popular generals, admirals, and also different other military employees, along with quotes from popular battles in addition to battles. Whether you are trying to find a quote to inspire you in your very own military occupation, or simply dream to discover more about the background of warfare, you will absolutely find something right here to suit your demands. So take a look around and discover the best quote to inspire you today!
Small: Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value
"Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value"
Ferdinand Foch, Soldier
Small: A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social upl
Martin Luther King Jr.
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom"
Martin Luther King Jr., Minister
Small: After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didnt do it. I sure as hell
"After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military"
William S. Burroughs, Writer
Small: We shall listen, not lecture learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others
"We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might"
Theodore C. Sorensen, Lawyer
Small: The later it gets the more disturbed the city becomes. I go with Albert through the streets. Men are standing
"The later it gets the more disturbed the city becomes. I go with Albert through the streets. Men are standing in groups at every corner. Rumours are flying. It is said that the military have already fired on a procession of demonstrating workers"
Erich Maria Remarque, Writer
Small: Fiji had experienced the ordeal of two military coups
"Fiji had experienced the ordeal of two military coups"
Kamisese Mara, Statesman
Small: As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride,
"As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America"
Joe Baca, Politician
Small: War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
"War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men"
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, Diplomat
Small: I support allowing homosexuals to serve openly in our military and eliminating the dont ask, dont tell policy
"I support allowing homosexuals to serve openly in our military and eliminating the 'don't ask, don't tell' policy"
Ed Case, Politician
Small: Of course, there is no question that Libya - and the world - will be better off with Gaddafi out of power.
Barack Obama
"Of course, there is no question that Libya - and the world - will be better off with Gaddafi out of power. I, along with many other world leaders, have embraced that goal, and will actively pursue it through non-military means. But broadening our military mission to include regime change would be a mistake"
Barack Obama, President
Small: Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation a
Barack Obama
"Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military"
Barack Obama, President
Small: The law increasing and organizing the military establishment of the United States has been nearly carried into
"The law increasing and organizing the military establishment of the United States has been nearly carried into effect, and the Army has been extensively and usefully employed during the past season"
Martin Van Buren, President
Small: Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in larg
"Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large part to America 's leadership and the sacrifices of our military"
Bob Riley, Politician
Small: Also a great part of Polish industry proved to have existed only to support the Soviet military industry, and
"Also a great part of Polish industry proved to have existed only to support the Soviet military industry, and it became superfluous and incapable of being transformed into anything else. We did not foresee that or the magnitude of these phenomena"
Andrzej Wajda, Director
Small: In view of Chinas growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asias permanent peace an
"In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies"
Jim Costa, Politician
Small: The military lead turbulent lives, but they are people like everybody else
"The military lead turbulent lives, but they are people like everybody else"
William Westmoreland, Soldier
Small: How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believ
"How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority"
Neal Boortz, Journalist
Small: Weve built the largest empire in the history of the world. Its been done over the last 50 years since World Wa
"We've built the largest empire in the history of the world. It's been done over the last 50 years since World War II with very little military might, actually. It's only in rare instances like Iraq where the military comes in as a last resort"
John Perkins, Economist
Small: On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that wh
"On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind"
Dan Lipinski, Politician
Small: The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government
James K. Polk
"The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government"
James K. Polk, President
Small: The real peril of war lies not in military defeat. It lies in war itself, whether we win or lose
"The real peril of war lies not in military defeat. It lies in war itself, whether we win or lose"
John T. Flynn, Critic
Small: George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerrys war record. No one said he was unfit.
"George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerry's war record. No one said he was unfit. They said he has terrible judgment, and that's his record as a senator. Nobody questioned his military record"
Peter King, Politician
Small: I think most Americans believe that although its better not to use military force if you can avoid it, that th
"I think most Americans believe that although it's better not to use military force if you can avoid it, that the world simply doesn't provide us the luxury of giving away military force as an important tool of foreign policy"
Robert Kagan, Writer
Small: What Canada has to do is to have a government connected to the priorities of the people of which it is elected
"What Canada has to do is to have a government connected to the priorities of the people of which it is elected to serve. Those priorities include ensuring medicare is sustainable, support for the military, and tax and justice systems that work"
Peter MacKay, Politician
Small: We can all be proud of our men and women in the military who are following their orders, carrying out their mi
"We can all be proud of our men and women in the military who are following their orders, carrying out their missions and sacrificing so much to give the Iraqi people a chance for a more peaceful and prosperous future"
Ron Kind, Politician
Small: I never thought about becoming a politician. But during the military dictatorship, my grandfather was put in p
"I never thought about becoming a politician. But during the military dictatorship, my grandfather was put in prison six times and my father twice. If my family and my country didn't have this history, I might be a professor somewhere today"
Georgios A. Papandreou, Politician
Small: Military officers from different countries, when they meet each other, tend to sort of fall in love, become mu
"Military officers from different countries, when they meet each other, tend to sort of fall in love, become mutual admiration societies, at the expense of realities"
William Odom, Soldier
Small: Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize there is a massive military machine surrounding us, t
Rachel Corrie
"Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize there is a massive military machine surrounding us, trying to kill the people I'm having dinner with"
Rachel Corrie, Activist
Small: All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators or aiding their concealment or escape, will be treated as
"All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators or aiding their concealment or escape, will be treated as accomplices in the murder of the President and shall be subject to trial before a military commission, and the punishment of death"
Edwin M. Stanton, Lawyer
Small: Also in the new constitution, we want to lower the voting age from 20 years to 18 years and also gradually imp
"Also in the new constitution, we want to lower the voting age from 20 years to 18 years and also gradually implement a voluntary military service in replacement of the current compulsory military service"
Chen Shui-bian, Statesman
Small: Our nation must manage significant national security challenges over the next several years. We are already fa
"Our nation must manage significant national security challenges over the next several years. We are already facing a potential conflict with Iraq, new challenges on the Korean peninsula, and key decisions in the president's plans to transform the military"
Duncan Hunter, Politician
Small: Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Pr
"Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military"
Tom Lantos, Diplomat
Small: The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force
Thomas Jefferson
"The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: Were in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of
Ronald Reagan
"We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country"
Ronald Reagan, President
Small: For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, howe
Winston Churchill
"For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank"
Winston Churchill, Statesman
Small: In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military confl
Warren Buffett
"In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497"
Warren Buffett, Businessman
Small: Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the worlds most civilized and developed nations, we have be
Thor Heyerdahl
"Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Military justice is to justice what military music is to music
Groucho Marx
"Military justice is to justice what military music is to music"
Groucho Marx, Comedian
Small: Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms
Groucho Marx
"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms"
Groucho Marx, Comedian
Small: I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Metr
Charles de Gaulle
"I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Metro"
Charles de Gaulle, Leader
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