The enemy is in front of us, the enemy is behind us, the enemy is to the right and to the left of us. They can’t get away this time!
More quotes by Douglas MacArthur
I had learned one of the bitter lessons of life: never try to regain the past, the fire will have become ashes.
On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
You don’t win wars by dying for your country you win wars by making the other son of a b*tch die for his.
More quotes about War
War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.
World War II was fought for the abolition of racial exclusiveness, equality of nations and the integrity of their territories, liberation of enslaved nations and restoration of their sovereign rights, the right of every nation to arrange its affairs as it wishes, economic aid to nations that have suffered and assistance to them in attaining their material welfare, restoration of democratic liberties, and destruction of the Hitlerite regime.
When we went into World War II, I was a tractor driver then. I drove tractors on the plantation. So when they start calling people my age, 18, up, I was one they called.
Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires. All wars are undertaken for the acquisition of wealth; and the reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service.
Once war is forced upon us, there is no alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end. War’s very object is victory-not prolonged indecision.
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.