«Do not swallow bait offered by the enemy. Do not interfere with an army that is returning home.»

Sun Tzu

«War is life multiplied by some number that no one has ever heard of.»

Sebastian Junger

«It's a thin line between what we're calling acceptable and not acceptable. As a leader, you're supposed to know when not to cross it. But how do you know? Does the army teach us how to control our emotions? Does the army teach us how to deal with a friend bleeding out in front of you? No.»

David Finkel

«A safe army is better than a safe border»

B.R. Ambedkar

«A clever general, therefore, avoids an army when its spirit is keen, but attacks it when it is sluggish and inclined to return.»

Sun Tzu

«Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world's problems?»

Bill Watterson

«The only lies that are true are the ones that you believe.»

Colby Buzzell

«Inviting the invading army over for dinner, buffet style, is a bad idea. Especially when I just took a bath in the last of your mac and cheese.»

Jarod Kintz

«it is better to recapture an army entire than to destroy it, to capture a regiment, a detachment or a company entire than to destroy them.»

Sun Tzu

«An army is a miniature of the society which produces it.»

C.L.R. James

«You may hate the war, but never hate the ones that fight. For they do not choose when or where to fight. All they chose was to protect who they love and even the people they don't know.»


«Water shapes its course according to the nature of the ground over which it flows; the soldier works out his victory in relation to the foe whom he is facing.»

Sun Tzu

«Yeah. Floyd is his batman."»

Robert B. Parker

«He once told Allie and I that if he'd had to shoot anybody, he wouldn't've known which direction to shoot in. He said the Army was practically as full of bastards as the Nazis were.»

J.D. Salinger

«An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.»

Thomas Paine

«Appearances can be misleading. You just never know what’s inside someone until he’s tested.»

Daniel Rodriguez

«Military Wives—Sacrificing Months of Sex for the Country.»

Aditi Mathur Kumar

«Evan no longer tells people I fight bad guys for a living. When asked, he tells his friends that his dad talks on the phone a lot and vacuums on occasion.»

David Bellavia

«The army consists of the first infantry division and eight million replacements.»

Sebastian Junger

«Just as mental toughness and physical energy are the primary traits of an army, they also mark God's beautiful woman.»

Elizabeth George

«I am a Christian, but my time in Iraq has convinced me that God doesn't want to hear from me anymore. I've done things that He can never forgive. I've done them consciously. I've made decisions I must live with for years to come. I am not a victim. In each instance, I heard my conscience call for restraint, I told it to shut the fuck up and let me handle my business. All the sins I've committed, I've done with one objective: to keep my men alive.»

David Bellavia

«If I charge, follow me. If I retreat, kill me. If I die, revenge me.»

U.S. Marine Corps

«God works through people by stirring their hearts and sometimes people never know how they are helping others.»

Colby Buzzell

«They say Alexander the Great slept with 'The Iliad' beneath his pillow. Though I have never led an army, I am a wanderer. During the waning moon, I cradle Homer’s 'Odyssey' as if it were the sweet body of a woman.»

Roman Payne

«In cities where peace and the arts flourish, men are more consumed by jealousy, worry, and anxiety than they are in cities under the blight of a besieging army. Private sorrows are more bitter than public suffering.»


«Disappointment and Depression are terrorists that kidnap people's original peace for no good reason. The Holy Spirit of God is a dependable army to drive them away! May you be free from being disappointed and depressed. May you have and share peace as long as you live!»

Israelmore Ayivor

«I get ahead by fighting hard,»

S. E. Kiser

«while you play bowling with one ball you will be late because untill come in that ball it's need time so you need more than one ball in order to defeat the whole army .»

Ragir saeed

«Evan stares at me.»

David Bellavia

«One soldier picked up a dead Argentine, supported the corpse's weight underneath his arm, put a cigarette in the dead man's mouth, then one in his own. He then held a lighter under the corpse's cigarette and his friend took a photograph. They both laughed. I also laughed.»

Ken Lukowiak