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A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.

- George S. Patton


Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.

- Carl von Clausewitz


Don't be conspicuous. In the combat zone, it draws fire. Out of the combat zone, it
draws sergeants.

- Murphy's Seventh Military Law


Friendly fire isn't.

- Murphy's Second Military Law


If a man does his best, what else is there?

- General George S. Patton


If you really need an officer in a hurry, take a nap.

- Murphy's Eighth Military Law


If your sergeant can see you, so can the enemy.

- Murphy's Sixth Military Law


Incoming fire has the right of way.

- Murphy's Fourth Military Law


It takes fifteen thousand casualties to train a major-general.

- Ferdinand Foch




Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

- Groucho Marx


Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

- Napoleon Bonaparte


Never share a foxhole with anyone braver than you are.

- Murphy's First Military Law


Never worry about the bullet with your name on it. Instead, worry about shrapnel
addressed to 'occupant'.

- Murphy's Tenth Military Law


The army with the smartest dress uniform will lose.

- Murphy's Fifth Military Law


The Constitution requires that Congress treat similarly situated persons similarly, not
that it engage in gestures of superficial equality. [Majority opinion in a 6-3 ruling
that upheld military draft for males only (25 June 1981)]

- William Rehnquist


The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.

- William Westmoreland


The most dangerous thing in the combat zone is an officer with a map.

- Murphy's Third Military Law


The quartermaster has only two sizes, too large and too small.

- Murphy's Ninth Military Law




We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction.

- General Douglas MacArthur


We have women in the military, but they don't put us in the front lines. They don't
know if we can fight, if we can kill. I think we can. All the general has to do is walk
over to the women and say, "You see the enemy over there? They say you look fat in
those uniforms."

- Elayne Boosler




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