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Washington Is Like A Self-sealing Tank On A Military Aircraft. When A Bullet Passes Through, It Closes Up.
~ Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)
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
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
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
A Military Operation Involves Deception. Even Though You Are Competent, Appear To Be Incompetent. Though Effective, Appear To Be Ineffective.
~ Sun-tzu
I Have Against Me The Bourgeois, The Military And The Diplomats, And For Me, Only The People Who Take The Mtro.
~ Charles De Gaulle
Before A War, Military Science Seems A Real Science, Like Astronomy. After A War It Seems More Like Astrology.
~ Dame Rebecca West
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, D- Day, page 577
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
The Consensus Seemed To Be That If Really Large Numbers Of Men Were Sent To Storm The Mountain, Then Enough Might Survive The Rocks To Take The Citadel. This Is Essentially The Basis Of All Military Thinking.
~ Terry Pratchett, Eric
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
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
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