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Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure.

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance, they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.

Margaret Thatcher

A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today's military rejects include tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak and esteem to all.

You don't have to be straight to be in the military, you just have to be able to shoot straight.

The average bright young man who is drafted hates the whole business, because an army always tries to eliminate the individual differences in men.

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake since for him the spinal cord would suffice.

Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.

In the final choice, a soldier's pack is not so heavy as a prisoner's chains.

A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end.

I will insist on a military so powerful no one would ever think of challenging it.

I can make more generals but horses cost money.

History shows that there are no invincible armies.

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.

No matter how enmeshed a commander becomes in the elaboration of his own thoughts, it is sometimes necessary to take the enemy into account.

Wealth, religion, military, victory, have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.

The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.

Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies, the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.

It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying and thereby they achieve great results.

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.

I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.

Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.

Most of my young years were spent under the boots of the military.

Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.

A nation that continues, year after year, to spend more money on military defense, than on programs of social uplift, is approaching spiritual doom.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is no doubt that America remains the premier political, economic, military power in the world, and I both expect and count on it remaining so, because I think that's certainly in our best interest, but also the best interests of the world.

The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.

The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.

Atomic energy might be as good as our present day explosives, but is unlikely to produce anything very much more dangerous.

All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest, with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge in a trial of a thousand years.

The nuclear arsenal that Pakistan has I believe is secure. I think the government and the military have taken adequate steps to protect that.

We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful just as strong just as well-funded.

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.

I have never met anyone who did not support our troops. Sometimes, however, we hear accusations that someonem or some groupm does not support the men and women serving in our Armed Forces. But this is pure demagoguery and it is intellectually dishonest.

My other brother-in-law died. He was a karate expert then joined the army. The first time he saluted he killed himself.

Henny Youngman

When we assumed the Soldier we did not lay aside the Citizen.

We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.

'Smart power' is the use of American power in ways that would help prevent and resolve conflict - not just send our military in.

The Navy can lose us the war, but only the Air Force can win it. The fighters are our salvation, but the bombers alone provide the means of victory.

Nothing can be more hurtful to the service than the neglect of discipline, for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.

For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power, and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.

Winston Churchill

I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President.

The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.

When you decide to get involved in a military operation in a place like Syria you've got to be prepared, as we learned from Iraq and Afghanistan, to become the government, and I'm not sure any country either the United States or I don't hear of anyone else who's willing to take on that responsibility.

So while I will never minimize the costs involved in military action, I am convinced that a failure to act in Libya would have carried a far greater price for America.

So long as I'm Commander-in-Chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. When you take off the uniform we will serve you as well as you've served us - because no one who fights for this country should have to fight for a job or a roof over their head or the care that they need when they come home.

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