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Douglas MacArthur quotes: Security lies in our ability to produce. Security lies in our ability to produce.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: The great question is, can war be outlawed from the world? If so, it would mark the greatest advance in civilization since the Sermon on the Mount. The great question is, can war be outlawed from the world? If so, it would mark the greatest advance in civilization since the Sermon on the Mount.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: In war there is no substitute for victory. In war there is no substitute for victory.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Nothing would please me better than if they would give me three months and then attack here. Nothing would please me better than if they would give me three months and then attack here.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory. On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: There is not one incident in the history of humanity in which defeatism led to peace which was anything other than a complete fraud. There is not one incident in the history of humanity in which defeatism led to peace which was anything other than a complete fraud.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: You are remembered for the rules you break. You are remembered for the rules you break.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash. In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Defensive strategy never has produced ultimate victory. Defensive strategy never has produced ultimate victory.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: There is no substitute for victory. There is no substitute for victory.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: No army has ever done so much with so little. No army has ever done so much with so little.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: The inescapable price of liberty is an ability to preserve it from destruction. The inescapable price of liberty is an ability to preserve it from destruction.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Men will not fight and die without knowing what they are fighting and dying for. Men will not fight and die without knowing what they are fighting and dying for.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: By profession I am a Soldier & take pride in that fact, but I am prouder to be a father. By profession I am a Soldier & take pride in that fact, but I am prouder to be a father.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Nine times of ten an army has been destroyed because its supply lines have been severed Nine times of ten an army has been destroyed because its supply lines have been severed
Douglas MacArthur quotes: It is fatal to enter an war without the will to win it. It is fatal to enter an war without the will to win it.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: The object and practice of liberty lies in the limitation of government power. The object and practice of liberty lies in the limitation of government power.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I will defend Korea as I would my own country-just as I would California. I will defend Korea as I would my own country-just as I would California.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Never give an order that can't be obeyed. Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Never ask age of a woman. Never ask age of a woman.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Beware not the enemy from 'without' but the enemy from 'within'. Beware not the enemy from 'without' but the enemy from 'within'.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: You don't win wars by dying for your country you win wars by making the other son of a bitch die for his You don't win wars by dying for your country you win wars by making the other son of a bitch die for his
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Give me ten thousand Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world. Give me ten thousand Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: My first recollection is that of a bugle call. My first recollection is that of a bugle call.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Optimism is denial, so face the facts and move on Optimism is denial, so face the facts and move on
Douglas MacArthur quotes: The outfit soon took on color, dash and a unique flavor which is the essence of that elusive and deathless thing called soldiering. The outfit soon took on color, dash and a unique flavor which is the essence of that elusive and deathless thing called soldiering.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I'll come back as soon as I can with as much as I can. In the meantime, you've got to hold! I'll come back as soon as I can with as much as I can. In the meantime, you've got to hold!
Douglas MacArthur quotes: We must offer the world leadership designed to advance the goal of universal progress and enduring peace. We must offer the world leadership designed to advance the goal of universal progress and enduring peace.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die. Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind. Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Believe me, sir, never a night goes by, be I ever so tired, but I read the Word of God before I go to bed. Believe me, sir, never a night goes by, be I ever so tired, but I read the Word of God before I go to bed.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war. Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I came out of Bataan and I shall return! I came out of Bataan and I shall return!
Douglas MacArthur quotes: A soldier plods and groans, sweats and toils, he growls and curses, and at the end he dies. A soldier plods and groans, sweats and toils, he growls and curses, and at the end he dies.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Expect only 5% of an intelligence report to be accurate.The trick of a good commander is to isolate the 5%. Expect only 5% of an intelligence report to be accurate.The trick of a good commander is to isolate the 5%.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: We are not retreating - we are advancing in another Direction We are not retreating - we are advancing in another Direction
Douglas MacArthur quotes: My staff was unanimous in believing that Japan was on the point of collapse and surrender. My staff was unanimous in believing that Japan was on the point of collapse and surrender.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Old soldiers never die; they just fade away. Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I address you with neither rancor nor bitterness in the fading twilight of life, with but one purpose in mind: to serve my country. I address you with neither rancor nor bitterness in the fading twilight of life, with but one purpose in mind: to serve my country.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I can recall no parallel in history where a great nation recently at war has so distinguished its former enemy commander. I can recall no parallel in history where a great nation recently at war has so distinguished its former enemy commander.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Global war has become Frankenstein's monster, threatening to destroy both sides. Global war has become Frankenstein's monster, threatening to destroy both sides.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: A good soldier, whether he leads a platoon or an army, is expected to look backward as well as forward; but he must think only forward. A good soldier, whether he leads a platoon or an army, is expected to look backward as well as forward; but he must think only forward.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Freemasonry embraces the highest moral laws and will bear the test of any system of ethics or philosophy ever promulgated for the uplift of man. Freemasonry embraces the highest moral laws and will bear the test of
any system of ethics or philosophy ever promulgated for the uplift of man.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear. Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil. I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: The chickens are coming home to roost, and you happen to have just moved into the chicken house. The chickens are coming home to roost, and you happen to have just moved into the chicken house.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Old soldiers never die, they just lose their grip on reality after traumatic brain injuries. Old soldiers never die, they just lose their grip on reality after traumatic brain injuries.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Men since the beginning of time have sought peace. Men since the beginning of time have sought peace.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I have one criticism about the Negro troops who fought under my command in the Korean War. They didn't send me enough of them. I have one criticism about the Negro troops who fought under my command in the Korean War. They didn't send me enough of them.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him. A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: In war, as it is waged now, with the enormous losses on both sides, both sides will lose. It is a form of mutual suicide. In war, as it is waged now, with the enormous losses on both sides, both sides will lose. It is a form of mutual suicide.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: To dilute the will to win is to destroy the purpose of the game. There is no substitute for victory. To dilute the will to win is to destroy the purpose of the game. There is no substitute for victory.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: Have a good plan, execute it violently, and do it today. Have a good plan, execute it violently, and do it today.
Douglas MacArthur quotes: I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes. I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.