What Is your favorite Military Quote? Tell Us Here! - Page 4




 
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Boots
 
June 3rd, 2004  
TankGeneral
 
Dont fire until you see the whites of their eyes
June 3rd, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
Howdy, Tank. How about heading over to the Welcoming Center and introducing yourself. I'm also afraid that we're going to need you to change your name to exclude "General" as per the forum rules. Send Redleg a PM with your new name choice. Thank you for your cooperation.
June 3rd, 2004  
Gunner13
 
 
Mortui non mordent (The dead do not bite) - Roman Poverb

"I have not yet begun to fight!" - Captain John Paul Jones

"Know your enemy and know yourself and you need not fear the test of 100 battles" - Sun Tzu (slight paraphrase on my part)

"Go For Broke!" - motto of the 442nd US Infantry Regiment
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Boots
June 4th, 2004  
soldierzhonor
 
 
"Soldiers on point for the nation...persuasive in peace, invincible in war"
-Gen Shinseki

"There are 7 P's to any military operation! Proper Previous Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance!"
-Richard Marcinko, founder of Seal Team 6

"dismissed"
-many First Shirts and CO's
July 26th, 2004  
Damien
 
“If you're in a war, instead of throwing a hand grenade at the enemy, throw one of those small pumpkins. Maybe it'll make everyone think how stupid war is, and while they are thinking, you can throw a real grenade at them.”
-Jack Handey
July 26th, 2004  
MosquitoMan
 
 
"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference, and our Marines don't have that problem."
- President Ronald Reagan, 1985

or
"Victory is reserved for those who are willing to pay its price."
- Sun Zi

or
"Onward we stagger, and if the tanks come, may God help the tanks."
- Col. William O. Darby, U.S. Rangers

or (last one)
"People sleep peacably at night in their beds at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."
- George Orwell


The first one is my favorite, but the other three are good, too.
July 26th, 2004  
FutureRANGER
 
 
The best quote in the world.

Quote:
The greatest pleasure is to vanquish your enemies. To drive them before you, to rob them of their wealth, to see those dear to them bathed in tears and to clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters.

Genghis Khan
September 19th, 2004  
jennhill
 

Orwell's Rough Men quote? info


Did George Orwell really say it?

It seems like it's a bit of a mystery:
http://www.netcharles.com/orwell/ctc...q.htm#RoughMen

One thing is certain: Orwell knew how to use a gun. He hunted in his youth and left Britain to fight in the Spanish Civil War during the late 1930s.

>Jenn<
September 20th, 2004  
Delta210
 
I have not yet begun to fight.
--John Paul Jones
September 21st, 2004  
bonnieblue716
 
 
This isn't military but I love it anyway.

Let me win, but if I can not win, let me be brave in the attempt.

That's the pledge of the athletes of the special olympics, and if you think about it, they are soliders with a cause too. HOOOAH!