People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier. Other than that, he's a great military man, I want you to know that.
Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.
Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today's military rejects include tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.
Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.
Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.