Quotes: army

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  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
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    'Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
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    All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as being utterly insane since, in view of your superiority in the air, it would not be long before it would bring the most terrible catastrophe upon German cities, which were completely unprotected.
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
    Mao Tse-Tung
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    An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
  • Edward Everett
    Edward Everett
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    Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    From their point of view, I had gone too far. I had to disappear. That is to say, if the Algerian army had not overthrown me, others would have done so.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient. The objections which have been brought against a standing army, and they are many and weighty, and deserve to prevail, may also at last be brought against a standing government.
  • Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
    French statesman 1754-1838
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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    I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
  • Robert E. Lee
    Robert E. Lee
    American legeraanvoerder 1807-1870
    Robert E. Lee
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    I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving.
  • Alfred Jodl
    Alfred Jodl
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    It is tragic that the Fuehrer should have the whole nation behind him with the single exception of the Army generals. In my opinion it is only by action that they can now atone for their faults of lack of character and discipline.
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