Soldiers At War Quotes

Soldiers At War Quotes by Robert H. Schuller, Aeschylus, Napoleon Bonaparte, George S. Patton, William Cowper, John Stuart Mill and many others.

The truth of the matter is that you always know the rig

The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
Robert H. Schuller
In war, truth is the first casualty.
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
Napoleon Bonaparte
No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.
George S. Patton
War’s a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.
William Cowper
A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.
Norman Schwarzkopf
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
Ernest Hemingway
It is not only the living who are killed in war.
Isaac Asimov
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
George Santayana
The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Douglas MacArthur
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
There are things worth fighting for.
Robert Jordan
When this war is over, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell!
William Halsey
War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.
Charles Evans Hughes
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
Herbert Hoover