Flick through these inspiring army quotes to uncover the humongous importance of our defense forces. Read these famous defense force quotations & sayings for a quick update on this.

Army Quotes

Agreed, the art of war was written to protect the country and keep its iron gates of security ‘tight’. But then all those theories of war is impotent without the force of the army. An army is supposed to put those theories of war in application to save their country from slavery and crisis. Army, in its core existence, is not just a group of armed men, but a force, which is based on the thought of patriotism, self-trust and spiritual strength and is employed to protect the country. Read these army quotes to know more about its dynamics.

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

- Common Sense , Thomas Paine

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.

- Thomas Jefferson

The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.

- Henry A. Kissinger

The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight.

- A. J. P. Taylor

An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.

- Mao Zedong

We are not intimidated by the size of the armies, or the type of hardware the US has brought.

- Saddam Hussein

If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

- Sun Tzu

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.

- Sun Tzu

We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas.

- George Allen

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.

- George Washington

Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations.

- Kofi Annan

Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach.

- Joseph Stalin

History shows that there are no invincible armies.

- Joseph Stalin

In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.

- Joseph Stalin

Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then.

- Larry David

The American people demand results, not rhetoric, especially when it comes to national security issues.

- J. D. Hayworth

National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane.

- J. F. C. Fuller

Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids.

- Alexander Graham Bell

Good soldiers never pass up a chance to eat or sleep. They never know how much they'll be called on to do before the next chance.

- Lois McMaster Bujold

And can I do that alone? No. So there is a whole army of youth that can do it. So I suppose my mission is to reach as many of those young people as I can through my own efforts.

- Jane Goodall

God is on everyone's side... and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies.

- Jean Anouilh

The army came to the village. They started killing people.

- Jean Claude

But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.

- The Rommel Papers , Erwin Rommel

My vocation is more in composition really than anything else - building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an army, a guitar army.

- Jimmy Page

Why can't they have gay people in the army? Personally, I think they are just afraid of a thousand guys with M16s going, Who'd you call a faggot?

- Jon Stewart

Many of our soldiers are stationed at Camp Coyote just south of the Iraqi border. This is how you know we have a strong army, when you can actually tell your enemy exactly where your camp is and what its name is.

- Jon Stewart

Our defense is still trying to find its niche. By the second half of the season I think they can be a pretty good unit.

- Steve King

We can't get enough males in the military who have the capability or who want to be in these support units. That's the basic problem. There are a lot of women who do want to be in these positions of forward support companies.

- Bill Taylor

We're doing fine. The fire is no closer today than it was yesterday or the day before. They expected or feared very high winds last night, and they didn't get them.

- Bill Taylor

If we are out fast, the Iraqis are going to do the only thing they know how to do ? Use armed force in a struggle for power.

- Bill Taylor

A man will go to war, fight and die for his country. But he won't get a bikini wax.

- Rita Rudner

As the senior commander in Vietnam, I was aware of the potency of public opinion - and I worried about it.

- William Westmoreland

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