Quotation Explorer - 'Soldiers'

It should surprise no one that modern soldiers return home just as conflicted and detached as previous generations. The difference is that in the age of vapid American decadence, their simpler fundamental values are largely irrelevant to we civilians. - Tiffany Madison
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
Good soldiers never pass up a chance to eat or sleep. They never know how much they'll be called on to do before the next chance. - Lois McMaster Bujold
I am not fond of speaking about politics because I don't have in my possession an army of 200,000 soldiers.
If I have become so pathetically dulled that I hold freedom as my right and the privileges of liberty as my due, I can stand beside the stilled graves of a thousand soldiers fallen in defense of freedom and not feel a thing. And my most solemn prayer is that I will never be this. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There are few men more superstitious than soldiers. They are, after all, the men who live closest to death. - Mary Stewart
I think that people which can choose should use their ability, the people which can't should be made soldiers... so far it sounds faiiir. - Deyth Banger
My soldiers ask of me, why surrender a military advantage in the field ... I could not answer. - General Douglas MacArthur
ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred with out a head - Euripides
All I can think is that it must be a kind of rebellion,To arm your fears like soldiers and slay them. - Mikel Jollet
Soldiers of capitalism are the fathers of dissent. - kevin mcpherson eckhoff
Men aren't an inexhaustible resource, even for a king. Soldiers must have faith that their sacrifices are worthwhile. - C. J. Brightley
Cadets can neither be treated as schoolboys or soldiers. - Robert E. Lee
History, n. An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. - Jose Narosky
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. - Colin Powell
You mistake us for abstaining your kind from undeserving happiness when all we do is to fight for our cause. We are soldiers, not rebels. - Calvin Vronsky, The Gambit
I had the good fortune and opportunity to come home and to tell the truth; many soldiers, like Pat Tillman… did not have that opportunity. The truth of war is not always easy. The truth is always more heroic than the hype. - Jessica Lynch
BARRACK, n. A house in which soldiers enjoy a portion of that of which it is their business to deprive others. - Ambrose Bierce
No one asks poor people if they want war. Nor had anyone asked these poor people if they wanted to die of thirst and exposure on the coastal sea, or if they wanted to be robbed and raped by their own soldiers. - Viet Thanh Nguyen
If any man's money can be taken by a so-called government, without his own personal consent, all his other rights are taken with it; for with his money the government can, and will, hire soldiers to stand over him, compel him to submit to its arbitrary will, and kill him if he resists. - Lysander Spooner
A week after my drugs ran out, I left my bed to perform at the college, deciding at the last minute to skip both the doughnut toss and the march of the headless plush toys. Instead, I just heated up a skillet of plastic soldiers, poured a milkshake over my head and called it a night. - David Sedaris
They did what soldiers always do. They improvised. - Geoffrey Norman
If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one would remain in the ranks. - Frederick The Great
For some soldiers, there is a greater war going on behind the gun's shadow of family and friends, than in front of the gun pointing at strange enemies. - Anthony Liccione
Soldiers are not trained for retire - Bimo Satriyo
Nation needs soldiers, politics needs civilians. - Amit Kalantri
The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle. - Heinrich Heine
I didn’t know that painters and writers retired. They’re like soldiers they just fade away. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Give me ten thousand Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world. - Douglas MacArthur
Ever wonder why the media never refers to 18 or 19 year old American soldiers as "armed teens"? - Stefan Molyneux
I have seen soldiers panic at the first sight of battle, and a wounded squire pulling arrows out from his wound to fight and save his dying horse. Nobility is not a birth right but is defined by one's action.
We have survived the death of our childhood. We are soldiers now, maybe the last soldiers who will ever fight, the Earth’s final and only hope, united as one in the spirit of vengeance. - Rick Yancey
Soldiers who are not afraid of guns, bombs, capture, torture or death say they are afraid of homosexuals. Clearly we should not be used as soldiers; we should be used as weapons. - anonymous
We all have a revolution inside us. For one thing or another!! It is a nature for us to be like this, we want things to be like God created them to be, and when it doesn't go that way, we fight for our Lord as warriors and soldiers. God is alive and we need him to change this world. Elena~ - Elena Toledo
The day the soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. - Colin Powell
Some Churches are heated and cooled 365 days a year. As homeless soldiers lay in alleys and bushes quite near. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
History An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
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