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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
For Americans War Is Almost All Of The Time A Nuisance, And Military Skill Is A Luxury Like Mah- Jongg. But When The Issue Is Brought Home To Them, War Becomes As Important, For The Necessary Period, As Business Or Sport. And It Is Hard To Decide Which Is Likely To Be The More Ominous For The Axis -- An American Decision That This Is Sport, Or That It Is Business.
~ D. W. Brogan
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
During The Second World War, The Germans Took Four Years To Build The Atlantic Wall. On Four Beaches It Held Up The Allies For About An Hour At Omaha It Held Up The U. S. For Less Than One Day. The Atlantic Wall Must Therefore Be Regarded As One Of The Greatest Blunders In Military History.
~ Stephen Ambrose
A Military Operation Involves Deception. Even Though You Are Competent, Appear To Be Incompetent. Though Effective, Appear To Be Ineffective.
~ Sun-tzu
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
Washington Is Like A Self-sealing Tank On A Military Aircraft. When A Bullet Passes Through, It Closes Up.
~ Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)
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
Military Justice Is To Justice What Military Music Is To Music.
~ Georges Clemenceau
Before A War Military Science Seems A Real Science, Like Astronomy; But After A War It Seems More Like Astrology.
~ Rebecca West
It Is Characteristic Of The Military Mentality That Nonhuman Factors Atom Bombs, Strategic Bases, Weapons Of All Sorts, The Possession Of Raw Materials, Etc Are Held Essential, While The Human Being, His Desires, And Thoughts - In Short, The Psychological Factors - Are Considered As Unimportant And Secondary... The Individual Is Degraded... To Human Materiel.
~ Albert Einstein
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
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