Military Quotes

"always ask two questions: How many countries have milit...

"always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases?"-Jose Saramago
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"Nineteen people flew into the towers. It seems hard for me to imagine that we could ...

"Nineteen people flew into the towers. It seems hard for me to imagine that we could go to war enough to make the world safe enough that nineteen people wouldn't want to do harm to us. So it seems like we have to rethink a strategy that is less military-based."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 15
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A country run by law is a country ruined by lawyers. It is ...

A country run by law is a country ruined by lawyers. It is neurologically impossible for a lawyer or a military man to think creatively or to act in harmony with nature. Timothy Leary
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 04
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"Before a war military science seems a re...

"Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology." β€” Rebecca West
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 30
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"Military intelligen...

"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms." β€” Groucho Marx
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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The enemy is anybody who is gonna get you ...

The enemy is anybody who is gonna get you killed nomatter whose side he's on [his incompetent military leaders] --Catch22 Y2019 S1E2
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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"There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of...

"There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people." β€” Commander William Adama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 06
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"I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the su...

"I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump – I have the tough people, but they don’t play it tough β€” until they go to a certain point, and then it would be very bad, very bad." -Donald Trump
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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"Military justice is to ...

"Military justice is to justice what military music is to music." β€” Groucho Marx
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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In the UK 'embracing Democracy' really means getting shot dead ...

In the UK 'embracing Democracy' really means getting shot dead from a 20 million dollar helicopter by a Prince. - comedian Frankie Boyle referencing Prince Harry's military service in Afghanistan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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"What better way to get introduced to Democracy than being ...

"What better way to get introduced to Democracy than being shot dead from a 20 million dollar helicopter by a prince..." - Frankie Boyle on Prince Harry's military tour in Afghanistan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 09
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"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for...

"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for economic and legal independence. She aspires to be "master" and inscribes "progress" on flags and banners. The very opposite reveals a terrible obviousness: woman retrograde." - Nietzsche
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 09
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"War is much too serious a ...

"War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military." β€” Georges Clemenceau
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 01
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"He was always saying he wished a war would start in Australia. Well, he started ...

"He was always saying he wished a war would start in Australia. Well, he started his own war. The thing is, he fought a coward’s war, didn’t he?" - Steven Greene on mass shooter Julian Knight, whom he trained alongside at the military college Duntroon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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β€œAfter a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the peop...

β€œAfter a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.” - William S. Burroughs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 16
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"I believe that there is nothing more destructive of human lives than fanatical conviction ...

"I believe that there is nothing more destructive of human lives than fanatical conviction about the perfect life, allied to political or military power. Our century affords terrible evidence of this truth. I believe in working for a minimally decent society.” -Isaiah Berlin, 1988
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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β€˜As a final factor I must, in all modesty, list my own person: irreplaceable. Neither...

β€˜As a final factor I must, in all modesty, list my own person: irreplaceable. Neither a military nor a civilian personality could take my place. Attempts on my life may be repeated ... the fate of the Reich depends on me alone. I shall act accordingly.’ - Hitler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 25
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"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which ou...

"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose." - John F. Kennedy
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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"Nothing says 'We're fighting for Democracy' like ...

"Nothing says 'We're fighting for Democracy' like a prince shooting people from a 20 million $ helicopter" - Frankie Boyle on Prince Harry's military service
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 04
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Government is the Entertainm...

Government is the Entertainment division of the military-industrial complex. ~ Frank Zappa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 10
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"Why do we have to be a militar...

"Why do we have to be a military superpower? Why can't we be a humanitarian superpower?" -Howard Zinn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 28
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β€œA Russian soldier who chooses to fight in Ukraine on his summer break is sti...

β€œA Russian soldier who chooses to fight in Ukraine on his summer break is still a Russian soldier. And the armored Russian military vehicle he drives there is not his personal car.” -- Samantha Power, US ambassador the the United Nations.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 02
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"There are some who've forgotten why we h...

"There are some who've forgotten why we have a military. It's not to promote war, it's to be prepared for peace." - Ronald Reagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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β€œThe President does not have power under the Constitution to unilater...

β€œThe President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.” - Barack Obama, 2008
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 01
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"Maybe this is the calm before th...

"Maybe this is the calm before the storm" -- Donald Trump in a meeting this week with senior military staff
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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"A nation that continues year after year to spend more...

"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death." Martin Luther King Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 23
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"The government is merely the ...

"The government is merely the military-industrial complex's entertainment branch" -- Frank Zappa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 01
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The people of the world must see that there is another America than this...

The people of the world must see that there is another America than this Truman-led, Wall Street-dominated, military-backed group that is blackening the name of democracy all over the world. - Henry Wallace, early Cold War
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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"In the councils of government we must guard against the ...

"In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, of the military-industrial complex." Dwight Eisenhower
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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"In just one year, the expenditure of the U.S.’s ...

"In just one year, the expenditure of the U.S.’s military budget is equivalent to the entire 50-year running budget of NASA combined." -Neil deGrasse Tyson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 29
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"Military intelligen...

"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms." - Groucho Marx
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 13
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Commander William Adama: There's a reason you separate military and the police. ...

Commander William Adama: There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 16
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"government is the entertai...

"government is the entertainment division of the military-industrial complex" Frank Zappa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 30
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β€œa nation that continues year after year to spend mor...

β€œa 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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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