Quotation Explorer - 'Army'

One grey hair appeared on my headI plucked it out with my hand.It answered me: "You have prevailed against me alone -What will you do when my army comes after me? - Yehuda HaLevi
To be a good soldier, you must love the army. To be a good commander, you must be willing to order the death of the thing you love. - Robert E. Lee
An army marches on its stomach.
You see an army running after you, every minute they become more and more you run as much faster as possible, you leave everything behind your back to safe your ass... and after all you are alone silence is with you. - Deyth Banger
The fledgling and ragtag American army turned its state into a semi-plausible advantage, encouraging enlistees to wear their own "hunting shirts" to build on the reputation of frontier marksmen. - Joseph J. Ellis
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
In cities where peace and the arts flourish, men are more consumed by jealousy, worry, and anxiety than they are in cities under the blight of a besieging army. Private sorrows are more bitter than public suffering. - Voltaire
You can become what you want. You have an army of angels behind you. - Sue Fitzmaurice
I am despised by an army of undiscerning academic highbrows, and ridiculed by semi-educated and vengeful "China-experts" whose era of translating Chinese into Western categories has now come to an end. The public is ready for non-European vocabularies. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
No m’lord. It wouldn’t be a secret army if we had seen it. My squire, who has not had the opportunity to be clearly informed about the presence of a secret army, has been ignorant of its existence. - Gary Edward Gedall
When one treats people with benevolence, justice, and righteoousness, and reposes confidence in them, the army will be united in mind and all will be happy to serve their leaders'. - Sun Tzu
The feminine section of the proletarian army is of particularly great significance... the success of a revolution depends on the extent to which women take part in it. - Vladimir Lenin
PLEONASM, n. An army of words escorting a corporal of thought. - Ambrose Bierce
The ruler cannot mobilize the army out of personal anger. The general cannot engage in battle because of personal frustration. Anger can revert to happiness, annoyance can revert to joy, but a vanquished state cannot be revived, the dead cannot be brought back to life.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. - George Washington
A language is a dialect with an army and a navy.
Love gives you the strength to face an army, vampire or human...Love gives you a reason to press on through the storm. Love helps you think clearly and follow the clues ahead, if you know where they lead. - J.X. Burros
Thousands of cars and a million guitarsScreaming with power in the air!We've found the place where the decibels raceThis army of rock will be thereTo ram it downRam it down!Straight to the heart of this town.Ram it down.Ram it down.Razing the place to the ground,Ram it down! - Rob Halford
The reflection upon my situation and that of this army produces many an uneasy hour when all around me are wrapped in sleep. Few people know the predicament we are in. - George Washington
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. - George Herbert
An Army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions. - Napoleon Bonaparte
A safe army is better than a safe border - B.R. Ambedkar
The high courage of a single man is an army all by itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We will spend the rest of the day inventing a kind of love that no longer exists in the world, a kind of love no army can pillage at the outposts, no rumor could bring to its knees like a traitor. - Richard Jackson
Before the Gulf War started, the Iraqi Army was the the fourth largest in the world. Now, its the second largest army in Iraq.
I am more afriad of an army of 100 sheep lead by a lion than an army of 100 lions lead by a sheep.
Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it. - Ted Morgan
Her greatness lay in doing what everybody could do but doesn't. She was unexpected. She was untitled. (She was) an improbable warrior that was leading an unlikely army of waitresses and street sweepers and shopkeepers and auto mechanics. - Jennifer Granholm
One just voice is greater than an army. - Fernando A. Torres
while you play bowling with one ball you will be late because untill come in that ball it's need time so you need more than one ball in order to defeat the whole army . - Ragir saeed
Too many kings can ruin an army - Homer
A piece of benevolence, a shard of good will is sometimes all that is needed to raise a truly loyal army. - LordBloodySoul
The Army has carried the American ... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability. - Tom Lehrer
Chief of the Army. - Napoleon Bonaparte
A study can be made against invasion by an army; no stand can be made against invasion by an idea. - Victor Hugo
Look at Woden and his cheerily racist army of ethnic monocultured valkyrie fuck buddies. - Kieron Gillen
You don't need an army always to win battlesFew Warriors are enough to win ...... - Adil Adam Memon
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
Behind every dreamer stands an army full of true believers. - Chris Burkmenn
If you look at how the federal government spends our money, it’s an insurance conglomerate protected by a large, standing army. - Ezra Klein
Dead or alive, true leaders can inspire an entire army. - Peter Mohrbacher
When you walk alone, when everybody is against you, if you are sure with your ideas, walk strongly and proudly as if there is an army of angels by your side! ~ - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don't spend $2 to dry clean a shirt. Instead, donate it to the Salvation Army. They'll clean it and put it on a hanger. The next morning buy it back for seventy- five cents.
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than to advance. - Joseph Stalin
It may take a village to raise a baby, but hell! it takes an army to produce a book. - Sara Sheridan
Don't get me wrong, magic is cool. But a nervous mother singing to her child at night while something moves quietly through the dark outside her house? That's a story. Handled properly, it's more dramatic than any apocalypse or goblin army could ever be. - Patrick Rothfuss
An army of disciplined sheep is greater than an army of undisciplined wolves. - Matshona Dhliwayo
No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
Bullies will knock you to your knees then tell you to get up and fight. Stay on your knees because God is there with you and is preparing an army to fight for your right to live. - Shannon L. Alder
Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision. - Blake Clark
REVEILLE, n. A signal to sleeping soldiers to dream of battlefields no more, but get up and have their blue noses counted. In the American army it is ingeniously called "rev-e-lee," and to that pronunciation our countrymen have pledged their lives, their misfortunes and their sacred dishonor. - Ambrose Bierce
I am going to Spain to fight an army without a general, and thence to the East to fight a general without an army. - Julius Caesar
Democrats see our voluntary military supported by taxpayer dollars as their personal Salvation Army. Self-interested behavior, such as deploying troops to serve the nation, is considered boorish in Manhattan salons. - Ann Coulter
Most people thought that we would remain in the ghetto until the end of the war, until the arrival of the Red Army. Afterward everything would be as before. The ghetto was ruled by neither German nor Jew; it was ruled by delusion. - Elie Wiesel
What is the death of a soldier even off duty of an occupying army walking in an occupied territory against the death of a little boy screaming in terror in his father's arms Where is the equivalence - Linda Grant
If I want to dress up like Princess Leia and lightsaber fight the clone army in my living room, well the Han Solo in my life is just going to have to accept it. - Michelle M. Pillow
It is not in our forming battlements or bristling seacoasts, or our Army and Navy that makes America great - but rather our reliance in the law of liberty and the religious law God has planted in us. - Abraham Lincoln
REAR, n. In American military matters, that exposed part of the army that is nearest to Congress. - Ambrose Bierce
Sir, this man's crazy, you can't let him out of the army.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. - Edward Everett
He was responsible for administering an army that lacked time-tested procedures and routinized policies, so every decision became an improvisational act. - Joseph J. Ellis
OFFENSIVE, adj. Generating disagreeable emotions or sensations, as the advance of an army against its enemy. "Were the enemy's tactics offensive?" the king asked. "I should say so!" replied the unsuccessful general. "The blackguard wouldn't come out of his works!" - Ambrose Bierce
But, hey, remember: If things don't work out in your life, you can always just turn to drugs or join the Army. - Jason Christopher Hartley
. . . An army cannot be run according to rules of etiquette. - Samuel B. Griffith
I am not fond of speaking about politics because I don't have in my possession an army of 200,000 soldiers.
A tiny company, ‘the aware’, we have taken up civilization’s fiercest weapons to fight against the dark army of the masses whose leaders are hunger and stupidity. These weapons are the smile and the lie. - Iwan Goll
Epics are never written about libraries. They exist on whim; it depends on if the conquering army likes to read. - Patricia A. McKillip
Slay Goliath and the army behind him scatters. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Are there anything more dishonourable and more coward than not marching in front of the army after taking the decision of war as a politician? Sending others for dying but keeping himself in safety is the affair of the low man only! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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