Soldier Quotes

Welcome to Soldier Quotes, the ultimate source for motivational and also inspirational quotes from soldiers worldwide. Right here you will certainly discover words of wisdom from those that have actually offered in the military, supplying understanding right into the nerve, toughness, and devotion of those that have offered their country. Whether you are trying to find a quote to influence you, to recognize an expert, or to simply reflect on the sacrifices of those who have actually served, you will certainly locate it right here. Take a minute to discover our collection of quotes as well as locate the excellent one to show to your loved ones.
Small: Soldiers generally win battles generals get credit for them
Napoleon Bonaparte
"Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out o
Will Rogers
"Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week"
Will Rogers, Actor
Small: Old soldiers never die they just fade away
Douglas MacArthur
"Old soldiers never die; they just fade away"
Douglas MacArthur, Soldier
Small: A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon
Napoleon Bonaparte
"A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war
Seneca the Younger
"Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war"
Seneca the Younger, Statesman
Small: Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition
Eli Khamarov
"Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition"
Eli Khamarov, Writer
Small: The first song is called London. Its about two Russian soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to Lond
"The first song is called "London." It's about two Russian soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to London, where they indulge in a life of crime"
Neil Tennant, Musician
Small: When youre wounded and left on Afghanistans plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll t
"When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier"
Rudyard Kipling, Writer
Small: Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty
Sallust
"Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty"
Sallust, Historian
Small: Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped
Colin Powell
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership"
Colin Powell, Statesman
Small: Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier
"Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier"
William Lyon Mackenzie King, Politician
Small: If we say the Geneva Convention is obsolete, then what do others who have our soldiers say?
"If we say the Geneva Convention is obsolete, then what do others who have our soldiers say?"
Charles Schumer, Politician
Small: The soldiers main enemy is not the opposing soldier, but his own commander
"The soldier's main enemy is not the opposing soldier, but his own commander"
Ramman Kenoun
Small: Consideration of any kind are a crime against the German people and the soldier at the front
Wilhelm Keitel
"Consideration of any kind are a crime against the German people and the soldier at the front"
Wilhelm Keitel, Celebrity
Small: From the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge, to the mountains of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq, our sold
"From the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge, to the mountains of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq, our soldiers have courageously answered when called, gone where ordered, and defended our nation with honor"
Solomon Ortiz, Politician
Small: Americas fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gr
"America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed"
Allen Boyd, Politician
Small: I could not have the honour of being a German soldier because of my imprisonment in the First World War.
Fritz Sauckel
"I could not have the honour of being a German soldier because of my imprisonment in the First World War. And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow me to serve as a soldier"
Fritz Sauckel, Soldier
Small: In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one
H. L. Mencken
"In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one"
H. L. Mencken, Writer
Small: Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head
Euripides
"Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head"
Euripides, Poet
Small: The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue courage is only the second virtue
Napoleon Bonaparte
"The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pis
George Bernard Shaw
"You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pistols and cartridges; the old ones, grub"
George Bernard Shaw, Dramatist
Small: The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office
George Bernard Shaw
"The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office"
George Bernard Shaw, Dramatist
Small: God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they pr
Elizabeth I
"God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them"
Elizabeth I, Royalty
Small: History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly
Ambrose Bierce
"History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools"
Ambrose Bierce, Journalist
Small: I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary
Thomas Jefferson
"I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every fre
Thomas Jefferson
"Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: My mother said to me, If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the
Pablo Picasso
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso"
Pablo Picasso, Artist
Small: To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the s
George Santayana
"To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman"
George Santayana, Philosopher
Small: Artists like cats soldiers like dogs
"Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs"
Desmond Morris, Scientist
Small: I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its s
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, President
Small: Every lover is a soldier
Ovid
"Every lover is a soldier"
Ovid, Poet
Small: The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable
Benito Mussolini
"The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable"
Benito Mussolini, Politician
Small: The connection between dress and war is not far to seek your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers
Virginia Woolf
"The connection between dress and war is not far to seek; your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers"
Virginia Woolf, Author
Small: An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot
Thomas Paine
"An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot"
Thomas Paine, Writer
Small: As the ancient commander addressed his soldiers before battle, so should the moralist speak to men in the stru
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
"As the ancient commander addressed his soldiers before battle, so should the moralist speak to men in the struggle of the era"
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel, Poet
Small: There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to creat
Charles Baudelaire
"There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create"
Charles Baudelaire, Poet
Small: Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?
"Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?"
Karl Kraus, Writer
Small: The feeling about a soldier is, when all is said and done, he wasnt really going to do very much with his life
Kurt Vonnegut
"The feeling about a soldier is, when all is said and done, he wasn't really going to do very much with his life anyway. The example usually is: he wasn't going to compose Beethoven's Fifth"
Kurt Vonnegut, Author
Small: I believe that the purpose for which I and my fellow soldiers entered upon this war should have been so clearl
Siegfried Sassoon
"I believe that the purpose for which I and my fellow soldiers entered upon this war should have been so clearly stated as to have made it impossible to change them, and that, had this been done, the objects which actuated us would now be attainable by negotiation"
Siegfried Sassoon, Poet
Small: I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers
Siegfried Sassoon
"I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers"
Siegfried Sassoon, Poet
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