A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace.
There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
The Navy is much more than a job; much more than service to country. It is a way of life. It gets in your blood.
I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: 'I served in the United States Navy.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
When asked what I am most proud of, I stick out my chest, hold my head high and state proudly, 'I served in the United States Navy!'
I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm's way.
When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
Whoever commands the sea, commands the trade; whosoever commands the trade of the world commands the riches of the world, and consequently the world itself.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
We few. We happy few. We band of brothers, for he today That sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother.
It is the function of the Navy to carry the war to the enemy so that it will not be fought on U.S. soil.
Without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive.
There's a storm inside of us, a burning river, a drive. You push yourself further than anyone could think possible. You are never out of the fight.
And the winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day, that without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive, and with it, everything honorable and glorious.
I'm glad I was in the Navy.
A ship is always referred to as 'she' because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.
Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board.
The United States Navy carries the might and the mission of America to the farthest parts of the world.
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash.
The reason that the American Navy does so well in wartime, is that war is chaos, and the Americans practice chaos on a daily basis.
Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon.
In the Navy, there is no wrong hole. In the Marines, there is always a hole.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends