Quotes: soldiers

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  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list - the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation.
  • We're living through a time where we are fighting wars fostered by politics, admittedly not on the same scale as the First World War, but with equally tragic realities for our soldiers and their families.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    A man is not necessarily intelligent because he has plenty of ideas, any more than he is a good general because he has plenty of soldiers.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
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    All I know is that these two gases both had a quite extraordinary effect, and that there was no respirator, and no protection against them that we knew of. So the soldiers would have been unable to protect themselves against this gas in any way.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it.... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
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    From the depths of the Pacific to the deserts of Iraq, more than a million American soldiers, Airmen, midshipmen, and Marines have laid down their lives for their friends, their families and our nation.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
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    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.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad soldiers; we will settle this matter by lunch time.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
  • Alcee Hastings
    Alcee Hastings
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    If today is anything like the typical day of the past 3 years, three American soldiers will die in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Taliban will get a little stronger in Afghanistan and the civil war will continue to be enhanced in Iraq.
  • Al Franken
    Al Franken
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    If you hear, day after day, liberals are rooting against armed forces, that is eventually going to have an effect on soldiers and troops who are actually going to believe that and it's wrong. It's just wrong.
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