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A standing army is one of the greatest mischief that can possibly happen.
James Madison

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
General George Patton Jr

The chief attraction of military service has consisted and will consist in this compulsory and irreproachable idleness.
Leo Tolstoy

Keeping an army in America has been nothing but a public nuisance.
John Adams

I’ve always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those wee red knives.
Billy Connolly

Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach.
Joseph Stalin

In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.
Joseph Stalin

An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
Mao Zedong

Bring the army of the faithful through.
George Meredith

It is imperative to contest all factions for complete victory, so the army is not garrisoned and the profit can be total. This is the law of strategic siege.
Sun Tzu

An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.
Thomas Paine

His speeches left the impression of an army of pompous phrases moving over the landscape in search of an idea
Anonymous

No army has ever done so much with so little.
Douglas MacArthur

Join the army. Visit strange and exotic places. Meet fascinating people. And kill them.
American saying

I had a tremendous horror of going into the Army. That is probably why I went to college for so long.
Bruce Conner

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller

Marriage is like the army. Everybody complains, but you’d be surprised at how many re-enlist.
Anonymous

The trouble with military rule is that every colonel or general is soon full of ambition. The navy takes over today and the army tomorrow.
Yakubu Gowon

A good battle plan that you act on today can be better than a perfect one tomorrow.
Gen George S. Patton

A whole army, though they can neither write nor read, are not afraid of a platform… therefore a whole army is afraid of one man.
James Harrington

The only way to form an army to be confided in, was a systematic discipline, by which means all men may be made heroes.
John Adams

The Army damages itself when it doesn’t live up to its own values.
Claudia Kennedy

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.
George Washington

We call Japanese soldiers fanatics when they die rather than surrender, whereas American soldiers who do the same thing are called heroes.
Robert Maynard Hutchins

Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal than those given to secret agents; of all matters none is more confidential than those relating to secret operations.
Sun Tzu

How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven.
Spike Milligan

The army is always the same. The sun and the moon change. The army knows no seasons.
Frank S. Nugent

Army food: the spoils of war.
Anonymous

The army did what Milosevic’s regime asked of it, which was to create a ‘Greater Serbia’.
Stjepan Mesic

Cavalry is useful before, during, and after the battle.
Napoleon

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    Peace is what i you want prepare for war.
    Latin Proverb

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