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Top 51 Bayonet Quotes

#1. Then, Sir, we will give them the bayonet! - Author: Stonewall Jackson
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#2. A Bayonet's contrition is nothing to the dead. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#3. War toys are scary. They have a rocket launcher with a bayonet attached, in case you miss. - Author: Milton Berle
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#4. War: First day in the U.S. Army, the government placed a Bible in my left hand, a bayonet in the other. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#5. May the might be in the light, the beyond of east or west.
As the faith lies within a broken bayonet, an ending put best. - Author: Rosca Marx
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#6. The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier. - Author: Thomas Francis Meagher
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#7. But it is neither cannon nor bayonet that will do the worst damage to this city. No, this place will remember the war against our government just as long as there are inhabitants here. - Author: Knute Nelson
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#8. She was as faithful as a morning mist, as hard as a sword-bayonet, and that, he thought, made her a suitable reward for a soldier. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#9. In reality, at the end of World War II, America imposed democracy at the point of a bayonet on Japan and Germany, and it has proved a resounding success in both countries. The problem with liberals is that they never give bayonets a chance. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#10. The power which money gives is that of brute force; it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet. - Author: William Cobbett
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#11. Under divine blessing, we must rely on the bayonet when firearms cannot be furnished - Author: Stonewall Jackson
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#12. I don't believe in democracy by bayonet. - Author: Alexander Lebedev
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#13. With only sixty men to hold off four hundred Americans, the British commander of the redoubt, a Major Campbell, surrendered to Laurens. Afterward, when an unhinged captain from New Hampshire threatened Campbell with his bayonet, Hamilton stepped between them, because rules were rules. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#14. You can't drive a bayonet through a chap's body in cold blood," he remembered him saying. "And you can't go in for an exam. without drinking," said Edward. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#15. It is the cold glitter of the attacker's eye not the point of the questing bayonet that breaks the line. - Author: George S. Patton
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#16. Let me tell you what is coming ... Your fathers and husbands, your sons and brothers, will be herded at the point of the bayonet ... You may, after the sacrifice of countless millions of treasure and of thousands of lives, as a bare possibility, win Southern independence ... but I doubt it. - Author: Sam Houston
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#17. A religious act cannot be performed with the aid of the bayonet or the bomb. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#18. Events are only the shells of ideas; and often it is the fluent thought of ages that is crystallized in a moment by the stroke of a pen or the point of a bayonet. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#19. Doc, I'm not afraid of dying; I'm only afraid of living, and I want to put this bayonet through my stomach, - Author: Ned Vizzini
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#20. I tend the wounded,/and in the tending, wound./Sometimes truly seeing another/is lethal./Loving fully, a bayonet. - Author: Em Claire
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#21. Why had his mother gone to the trouble of bringing him into the world if the most exciting moment in his life was having been made lame by a bayonet? - Author: Felix J. Palma
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#22. Peace comes through dealing with people. Peace doesn't come at the end of a bayonet or the end of a gun. - Author: Chuck Hagel
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#23. My belief has always been ... that wherever in this land any individual's constitutional rights are being unjustly denied, it is the obligation of the federal government-at point of bayonet if necessary-to restore that individual's constitutional rights - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#24. I found Elvis on the Internet, I went camping with a young cadet, he showed me his bayonet. - Author: Mary Chapin Carpenter
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#25. When you kill with your bayonet, you - Author: Gregory B. Talley
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#26. The bayonet has always been the weapon of the brave and the chief tool of victory - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#27. My policy is trust peace and to put aside the bayonet. - Author: Rutherford B. Hayes
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#28. While other individuals or institutions obtain their income by production of goods and services and by the peaceful and voluntary sale of these goods and services to others, the State obtains its revenue by the use of compulsion; that is, by the use and the threat of the jailhouse and the bayonet. - Author: Murray Rothbard
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#29. Where the hell do you put the bayonet? - Author: Chesty Puller
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#30. His system is a combination of ferocious blows, holds and throws, adapted from Japanese bayonet tactics, ju-jitsu, Chinese boxing, Sikh wrestling, French wrestling and Cornish collar-and-elbow wrestling, plus expert knowledge of hip-shooting, knife fighting and use of the Tommy gun and hand grenade. - Author: Giles Milton
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#31. Two Confederate senators proposed a night attack on McClellan employing exotic tactics - "5000 [men] stripped naked to storm the camps of the enemy with the bayonet only & Kill everybody with clothes on. - Author: William J. Cooper Jr.
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#32. The bullet is a fool, the bayonet is a fine chap. - Author: Alexander Suvorov
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#33. If our country, when pressed with wrongs at the point of the bayonet, had been governed by its heads instead of its hearts, where should we have been now? Hanging on a gallows as high as Haman's. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#34. Few men are killed by the bayonet, many are scared by it. Bayonets should be fixed when the fire fight starts - Author: George S. Patton
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#35. I started to enjoy the regal sport of cockfighting ... but I'm still having trouble getting the hang of windmilling the bayonet - Author: Josh Stern
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#36. What's it like to be that goofy little soldier, scared stiff, with his bayonet aimed at Christ? What's it like to have been a woman in a defense-plant job during World War II? What's it like to be a kid at the front lines? It's all funny and tragic at the same time - Author: Studs Terkel
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#37. Push out a bayonet. If it strikes fat, push deeper. If it strikes iron, pull back for another day. - Author: Robert Harris
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#38. The day will come, sooner or later, when people will wonder at the necessity of taking all this trouble to expose the folly of a system, so childish and absurd, and yet so often enforced at the point of a bayonet. - Author: Jean-Baptiste Say
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#39. Let us thank God that we live in an age when something has influence besides the bayonet. - Author: Daniel Webster
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#40. Cross-examination is the greatest legal engine ever invented for the discovery of truth. You can do anything with a bayonet except sit on it. A lawyer can do anything with cross-examination if he is skillful enough not to impale his own cause upon it. - Author: John Henry Wigmore
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#41. Women have plenty of roles in which they can serve with distinction: some of us even run countries. But generally we are better at wielding the handbag than the bayonet. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#42. mercy and justice are deadlier than any rifle or bayonet. - Author: David Weber
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#43. Non-cooperation is beyond the reach of the bayonet. It has found an abiding place in the Indian heart. Workers like me will go when the hour has struck, but non-cooperation will remain. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#44. Voting is merely a labor-saving device for ascertaining on which side force lies and bowing to the inevitable ... It is neither more nor less than a paper representative of the bayonet, the bully, and the bullet. - Author: Benjamin Tucker
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#45. I still remember the moment when my gaze fell upon the mutilated face of a young woman, her features slashed through with a bayonet. Soundlessly, and without fuss, some tender thing deep inside me broke. Something that, until then, I hadn't realised was there. - Author: Han Kang
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#46. I need just be a bayonet, a bayonet named Diving Punishment. I wish I'd been born a storm. Or a menace. Or a single grenade. No heart, no tears, just as a terrible gale'd have been good. If [by doing this] I become that, then so be it. - Author: Kohta Hirano
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#47. There are two powers only which are sufficient to control men, and secure the rights of individuals and a peaceable administration; these are the combined force of religion and law, and the force or fear of the bayonet. - Author: Noah Webster
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#48. Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled, either by a power within them, or by a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible, or by the bayonet. - Author: Robert Charles Winthrop
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#49. The bullet is a mad thing, only the bayonet knows what it is about. - Author: Alexander Suvorov
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#50. At school nobody ever taught us how to light a cigarette in a storm of rain, nor how a fire could be made with wet wood-nor that it is best to stick a bayonet in the belly because there it doesn't get jammed, as it does in the ribs. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#51. I dreamed kind Jesus fouled the big-gun gears; and caused a permanent stoppage in all bolts; and buckled with a smile Mausers and Colts; and rusted every bayonet with His tears. - Author: Wilfred Owen
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