Douglas Macarthur

American general in WO II

Lived from: 1880-1964

Category: Politics

Quotes: Douglas Macarthur

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    A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
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    Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
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    I have known war as few men now living know it. It's very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.
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    I see that old flagpole still stands. Have your troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.
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    In war there is no substitute for victory.
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    It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
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    It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh.
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    Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other.
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    Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.
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    No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.
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    Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.
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    Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.
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    Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.
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    The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
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    There is no substitute for victory.
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