These are military quotes about the strength of soldiers, the hard work they do, the sacrifices they make, and the importance they serve in a nation. Throughout history militaries have played a large role in keeping a country safe and waging wars against other nations for whatever reason. They are definitely not a modern invention. We have all heard of Caesars' conquers, but before them there was Alexander and many other great Persian and Asian military minds. Nonetheless, they are still important today, and the sacrifices soldiers make every day of their lives in the military is something that shouldn't be overlooked.
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Paper-work will ruin any military force.
Lieutenant-General Lewis B. 'Chesty' Puller
As far as Saddam Hussein being a great military strategist, he is neither a strategist, nor is he schooled in the operational art, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general, nor is he a soldier. Other than that he's a great military man-I want you to know that.
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
Never in the face of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few.
There is at least one thing worse than fighting with allies - And that is to fight without them.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon
Napoleon, 15 July 1815. To the captain of HMS Bellerophon.
Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
Otto Von Bismarck
Wherever the enemy goes, let our troops go also.
General Ulysses S. Grant
All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near. Hold out baits to entice the enemy. Feign disorder, and crush him.
Sun Tzu, the Art of War
The strength of an Army lies in strict discipline and undeviating obedience to its officers.
Thucydides, "History of The Peloponnesian War", book 2