When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
No guts , no glory.
Gentlemen, we are being killed on the beaches. Let us go inland and be killed.
Twenty-five doesn't sound like much until you start flying them.
I can’t expect loyalty from the army if I do not give it.
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
A good battle plan that you act on today can be better than a perfect one tomorrow.
Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything.
It is God's job to forgive Osama bin Laden. It is our job to arrange a face to face meeting.
We don't have that problem in Russia." Why not? "Because when we get that close we close our eyes.
When you have a hammer, all problems start to look like nails. But nations without great military power face the opposite danger: When you don't have a hammer, you don't want anything to look like nails.
I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.
In war, the moral is to the physical as three is to one.
There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but boys, it is all hell.
Rule #29: Always make your opponent think you know more than you really know.
War is too important to be left to the generals.
There are no fat war photographers.
Veni, Vidi, Vici. I came, I saw, I conquered.
They feed the crocodile in the hope that he will eat them last.
Amateurs talk tactics, professionals talk logistics.
If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you are reading it in English, thank a soldier.
To be born free is an accident. To live free is a privilege. To die free is a responsibility.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.
I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.
There is no honor in sending men to die for something you won’t even fight for yourself.
Fortune favors the brave.
It is fatal to enter a war without the will to win it.
We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.