Pearl Harbor Attack Quotes

Pearl Harbor Attack Quotes by Steve Forbes, Jerry Bruckheimer, Frank Gaffney, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Isoroku Yamamoto, Chuichi Nagumo and many others.

Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of

Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For the world’s only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble.
Steve Forbes
Our military thought that they couldn’t get to Pearl Harbor, that it was too long a journey from Japan to get there, and they proved us wrong.
Jerry Bruckheimer
History demonstrates that previous military drawdowns invited aggression by our enemies. After World War I, America drew down forces until the U.S. Army had fewer than 100,000 men in uniform. That weakness invited Nazi aggression in Europe and the imperial Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.
Frank Gaffney
December 7, 1941. A date which will live in infamy.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A brilliant man would find a way not to fight a war.
Isoroku Yamamoto
The American People in their Righteous Might will win through to Absolute Victory.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The success of our surprise attack on Pearl Harbor will prove to be the Waterloo of the war to follow. For this reason the Imperial Navy is massing the cream of its strength in ships and planes to assure success.
Chuichi Nagumo
I think the important thing to remember about the Japanese internment is the situation. We had been attacked. Maybe Roosevelt expected it – I rather think he did. I don’t think he expected an attack on Pearl Harbor. I think he expected an attack on Southeast Asia. But we were attacked at Pearl Harbor
William A. Rusher
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 a date which will live in infamy the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan… We will gain the inevitable triumph so help us God.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When this war is over, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell!
William Halsey
As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America.
Joe Baca
Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor. The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism.
Michael Bay
Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II, changing the course of our Nation’s history and the world’s future.
Joe Baca
When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise seems a blessing from Heaven. It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor, and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high.
Hideki Tojo
The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning signs before the attack, and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots.
Diane Watson
Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell no!
John Belushi
The attitude of the American public toward the external projection of American power has been much more ambivalent. The public supported America’s engagement in World War II largely because of the shock effect of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Zbigniew Brzezinski