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
Before A War, Military Science Seems A Real Science, Like Astronomy. After A War It Seems More Like Astrology.
~ Dame Rebecca West
Airplanes Are Interesting Toys But Of No Military Value.
~ Marshal Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), French military strategist, 1911, July 18 2005 Information Week, P. 72
My Soldiers Ask Of Me, Why Surrender A Military Advantage In The Field... I Could Not Answer.
~ General Douglas MacArthur, His final address to the joint session of the congress
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
Washington Is Like A Self-sealing Tank On A Military Aircraft. When A Bullet Passes Through, It Closes Up.
~ Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)
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
Military Justice Is To Justice What Military Music Is To Music.
~ Georges Clemenceau
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
Dead Battles, Like Dead Generals, Hold The Military Mind In Their Dead Grip.
~ Barbara Tuchman
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
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