Meaningful Quotes about Soldiers
Troops of heroes undistinguished die.—Addison
Regard your soldiers as your children, and they
will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own
beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.
Soldiers are men...most apt for all manner of
services and best able to support and endure the infinite toils and
continual hazards of war.
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the
case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.
If it moves, salute it; if it doesn't move, pick it up; and if you can't
pick it up, paint it.
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.
--John F. Kennedy
A soldier is he whose blood makes the glory of the general.
--Henry G. Bohn--
Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.
Two armies are two bodies which meet and try to frighten each other.
The 'eathen in 'is blindness must end where 'e began. But the backbone
of the Army is the non-commissioned man!
Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.
We make war that we may live in peace.
The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion
to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.
--Charles Edward Montague
Wisdom is the only thing which can relieve us from
the sway of the passions and the fear of danger, and which can teach us
to bear the injuries of fortune itself with moderation, and which shows
us all the ways which lead to tranquillity and peace.—Cicero.
Three-quarters of a soldier's life is spent in
aimlessly waiting about.
- Eugene Rosenstock-Huessy