"When you put
on a uniform there are certain inhibitions that you accept."
counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size
of the fight in the dog"
gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the
final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold
and are not clothed."
behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and
reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hard."
does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."
hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its
brutality, its futility, its stupidity."
deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey
the orders of constituted courts."
men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global
war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's
intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a
the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by
using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and
our best hope of establishing a world order."
is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he
wants to do it."
are for the younger men who are going places. And I'm not going anyplace except
six feet under the floor of that little chapel adjoining the museum and library
sergeant is the Army."
is no victory at bargain basement prices."
don't lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership."
"In this war,
which was total in every sense of the word, we have seen many great changes in
military science. It seems to me that not the least of these was the develoment
of psychological warfare as a specific and effective weapon." "The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and
"The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers ofliberty-loving people everywhere march with you."
doubt, psychological warfare has proven its right to a place of dignity in our
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one
who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness,
consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.