To quote him he said: 'Piss on them'." - Lieutenant Colonel Piers Hankinson, commander of the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment British Army "The Iraqi people are capable of fighting to the victorious end which God wants... " - Saddam Hussein, August 1990 "I was provided with additional input that was radically different from the truth. "From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots." - Thomas Jefferson "The 'eathen in 'is blindness must end where 'e began.I assisted in furthering that version." - Colonel Oliver North, from his Iran--Contra testimony "Paper-work will ruin any military force" - Lieutenant-General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller--, USMC "The Lybian army is capable of destroying America and breaking its nose." - Muammar Qaddafi "We're not running out of [fixed] targets. But the backbone of the Army is the non-commissioned man!
There's no use trying to reform it, the crueler it is the sooner it will be over - Gen.The person 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 English economist & philosopher (1806 - 1873)"War, at first, is the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.Since being unearthed in 1974, experts have attempted to resolve an enduring enigma about one of archaeology’s greatest finds.Maybe we killed his father in the first Gulf War, maybe in this Gulf War, maybe he's just a dick." - Sgt.Reginald Abram, Third Armored Cavalry Regiment in western Iraq. 24 "...a private who loses a rifle suffers far greater consequences than a general who loses a war." - LT. PAUL YINGLING, 3rd Armored Cavalry "Never fight the Americans without nuclear weapons." - Indian Army General "The will to win is nothing without the will to prepare to win." - Vince Lombardi, legendary football coach for the Green Bay Packers "Before Guadalcanal the enemy advanced at his pleasure -- after Guadalcanal he retreated at ours." - Admiral "Bull" Halsey "American soldiers in battle don't fight for what some president says on T.Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future." - Adolf Hitler "The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. " "There is no problem that cannot be solved by the use of high explosives." - Bumper Sticker "Anything worth fighting for is worth fighting dirty for" - Unknown "I'd rather go down the river with seven studs than with a hundred shitheads" - Colonel Charlie Beckwith "It take 15,000 casualties to train a major general.- Ferdinand Foch "When you men get home and face an anti-war protester, look him in the eyes and shake his hand."The reason the American Army does so well in wartime, is that war is chaos, and the American Army practices it on a daily basis." - from a post-war debriefing of a German General "This year will go down in history.For the first time, a civilized nation has full gun registration.Greek tragic dramatist "The essence of war is violence.Moderation in war is imbecility" - British Sea Lord John Fisher "It is war that shapes peace, and armament that shapes war." - Thomas Fuller "He who stays on the defensive does not make war, he endures it" - Field Marshal Colmar Baron von der Goltz, 1883 "If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail." - Ulysses S. "In war, only the simple succeeds." -Field Marshal Paul Von Hindenburg "It is well that war is so terrible, else we should grow too fond of it." - General Robert E.