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And Now, Like The Old Soldier Of That Ballad, I Now Close My Military Career, And Just Fade Away... An Old Soldier Who Tried To Do His Duty, As God Gave Him The Light To See That Duty. Good-bye.
~ Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Farewell address, quoted on "We Interrupt This Broadcast" CD- ROM
There Is No Reason For Anyone In The Country, For Anyone Except A Police Officer Or A Military Person, To Buy, To Own, To Have, To Use, A Handgun. The Only Way To Control Handguns Use In This Country Is To Prohibit The Guns. And The Only Way To Do That Is To Change The Constitution.
~ Michael Gartne
A Military Operation Involves Deception. Even Though You Are Competent, Appear To Be Incompetent. Though Effective, Appear To Be Ineffective.
~ Sun-tzu
If You Live Among Dogs, Keep A Stick. After All, This Is What A Hound Has Teeth For-to Bite When He Feels Like It On Military Preparedness.
~ Nikita Khrushchev
Over Grown Military Establishments Are Under Any Form Of Government Inauspicious To Liberty, And Are To Be Regarded As Particularly Hostile To Republican Liberty.
~ George Washington
If You Tell A Lie Big Enough And Keep Repeating It, People Will Eventually Come To Believe It. The Lie Can Be Maintained Only For Such Time As The State Can Shield The People From The Political, Economic And Or Military Consequences Of The Lie. It Thus Becomes Vitally Important For The State To Use All Of Its Powers To Repress Dissent, For The Truth Is The Mortal Enemy Of The Lie, And Thus By Extension, The Truth Is The Greatest Enemy Of The State.
~ Joseph Goebbels
Love Is A Kind Of Military Service.
~ Latin Prove
The One Bonus Of Not Lifting The Ban On Gays In The Military Is That The Next Time The Government Mandates A Draft, We Can All Declare We Are Homosexual Instead Of Running Off To Canada.
~ Lorne Bloch
Washington Is Like A Self-sealing Tank On A Military Aircraft. When A Bullet Passes Through, It Closes Up.
~ Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)
Only An Alert And Knowledgeable Citizenry Can Complel The Proper Meshing Of The Huge Industrial And Military Machinery Of Defense With Our Peaceful Methods And Goals, So That Security And Liberty May Prosper Together.
~ Dwight D Eisenhowe
The People Of The South Have Rejected The Constitutional Amendment, And Therefore We Will March Upon Them And Force Them To Adopt It At The Point Of The Bayonet, And Establish Military Power Over Them Until They Do Adopt It.
~ John Whitehead
Before A War, Military Science Seems A Real Science, Like Astronomy. After A War It Seems More Like Astrology.
~ Dame Rebecca West
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