Commander In Chief Quotes by B. H. Liddell Hart, Donald Rumsfeld, Lindsey Graham, Chuck Hagel, Rick Santorum, Chris Christie and many others.
In war, the chief incalculable is the human will.
The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral. His task is to exercise civilian control over the Department for the Commander-in-Chief and the country.
The next president of the United States needs to figure one thing out quickly – how to be commander in chief. And I think I could do that.
The president of the United States is the commander in chief, and the people who work with him at the National Security Council are his arm in working with the Defense Department. And, quite frankly, they have responsibility for all of the government. We are one component of the government.
The president of the United States is a commander-in-chief, and the president of the United States, you know, executes the laws and tries to motivate the American public to make changes that are necessary. It’s not necessarily a CEO type of position.
We cannot promote someone to Commander-in-Chief who has made the world a more violent and dangerous place with every bad judgment Hillary Clinton has made.
Anyone weighing whether to re-elect the President should take the bin Laden operation into account: it is a powerful exhibit that Obama is a steely Commander in Chief – a critical test for many Americans.
My first job as commander in chief is to keep the American people safe.
I was the Commander in Chief with men and women in combat. And the idea of trying to agonize in public or show weakness would have demoralized them.
As commander-in-chief, I will do whatever it takes to defend America. But in defending America, we cannot lose what America stands for.
I am fully prepared to be commander in chief… I don’t need on-the-job training.
When you’re the commander in chief, you’re the commander in chief on day one. You don’t get like a six-month grace period. The world doesn’t just stop and say, well, let’s wait until the president catches up before we start challenging America.
I have broken all ties that bind me to the (U.S.) Army, not suddenly, impulsively, but conscientiously and after due deliberation. I sacrifice more to my principles than any other officer in the Army can do. I would rather carry a musket in the cause of the South than be commander-in-chief under Mr. Lincoln.
When we wrote the Constitution, the intention was to give the commander in chief the authority how to use the forces when you authorize him to be able to use the forces.
It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander-in-chief.
I don’t want some mom whose son may have recently died to see the commander in chief playing golf.
The day General Soleimani flew back from Moscow to Iran was the day we believed that Russia used cyber warfare against the joint chiefs. We need a new commander in chief that will stand up to our enemies.