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#1. My team is the best, the platoon is good, the company is awful, and the battalion is actively trying to kill us. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#2. Christeson, cut that stop sign down and put it in the back of the truck". He looked at me in disbelief. An Officer had never before ordered him to commit vandalism. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#3. Infantry Marines live only and forever in the real world. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#4. You can't volunteer to go to war and then bitch about getting shot at. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#5. The Marines,' my dad said, 'will teach you everything I love you too much to teach you. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#6. When you are serving volunteer professional military, you take an oath to the Constitution, not to a policy or a president and you swear to obey the lawful orders of the democratically elected government. And so at the end of the day you could table your personal political views and do your job. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#7. The mistake that many people make, is that they use God to build up a ministry for themselves; they use the name of Jesus to build a church for themselves - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#8. Tell me what to do, not how to do it.' Decentralize command and allow subordinates to operate freely within the framework of the commander's intent. Train them as a team. Develop trust, loyalty, initiative. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#9. Tactical catastrophes are rarely the outcome of a single poor decision. Small compromises incrementally close off options until a commander is forced into actions he would never choose freely. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#10. It's a persons ego that leads them away. So I should say, let your mind be open to those things that affects your ego. Learn how to accept your mistakes and learn how to understand mistakes of others. - Author: Jayson Engay
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#11. I thought I was losing my mind. The only way I knew I was still sane was that I thought I might be going crazy. Surely, that awareness meant I was sane. Crazy people think they're sane. Only sane people can thing they're crazy. I was reduced to taking comfort in a tautology. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#12. For me, film-making is combining images and sounds of real things in an order that makes them effective. What I disapprove of is photographing things that are not real. Sets and actors are not real. - Author: Robert Bresson
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#13. You can't control the cards you're dealt, just how you play the hand. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#14. When an idea is not robust enough to stand expression in simple terms, it is a sign that it should be rejected. - Author: Luc De Clapiers
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#15. I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#16. I do a variety of activities like Pilates, bike riding, physical therapy, and running. I also train on the ice five to six days a week. On the ice, I work on my programs as a whole and the individual technical elements that comprise the programs. - Author: Sasha Cohen
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#17. You see heaven isn't some place that we go to when we die. It's that split second in life where you actually feel alive, and until the end of time, we chase the memory of that, hoping the future holds something better than the past. - Author: Eyedea
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#18. Worst of all were the accolades and thanks from people "for what you guys did over there." Thanks for what, I wanted to ask - shooting kids, cowering in terror behind a berm, dropping artillery on people's homes? - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#19. All you have in life is your reputation: you may be very rich, but if you lose your good name, then you'll never be happy. The thought will always lurk at the back of your mind that people don't trust you. - Author: Richard Branson
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#20. Do nothing but be prepared to do anything. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#21. Forget being 'discovered.' All you can do is write. If you write well enough, and are stubborn enough to embrace failure, and if you happen to fall into the narrow categories that the book market recognizes, then you might make a little money. Otherwise, it's a struggle. A gorgeous struggle. - Author: Jess Walter
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#22. Friends don't eat friends' souls. - Author: Brodi Ashton
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#23. I was in Afghanistan and then obviously in Iraq. And I realized that you can't control life. You can do a lot to prepare. You can train, and at the end of the day there's an element that's always going to be beyond your control. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#24. The rule of captivity is to bend, not break. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#25. I picked up the guitar at 12 yrs old - basically, my mother and father bought it for me for Christmas. I played one at my friend's house; when I say played it, I just played around with it at my friend's house. It just struck me as something I really wanted. - Author: Greg Lake
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#26. VJ had gone to the Naval Academy, where he competed as a powerlifter and developed a distaste for military customs such as short hair and addressing people by rank. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#27. Your job is to be the hardest motherfucker in your platoon," he said while pointing at me across the desk. "Do that, and everything else will fall into place."
He added that I was assigned to Bravo Company, call sign Hitman, and wished me luck. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#28. Marine training is essentially a psychological battle against the instinct for self-preservation. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#29. I feel her hips push forward against mine.
And any blood left in my body descends, making me harder than I've ever been in my life.
Weeks of want and frustration are coursing through me. I've brushed with Colgate for far too
long - and it's tasted like shit. - Author: Emma Chase
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#30. I got to talking to an old actor, and he had a bunch of stories about the Rough Riders. - Author: Tom Berenger
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#31. Complex ideas must be made simple, or they'll remain ideas and never be put into action. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#32. Great Marine commanders, like all great warriors, are able to kill that which they love most -- their men. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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#33. All the forms of double taxation in the current system are punitive and self-destructive because they are literally destroying people's incentive to provide that seed corn for future economic growth. - Author: Daniel J. Mitchell
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#34. People build continuity into their life: Places, friends and goals. We go to work on Monday with plans for Friday night, enroll as freshmen intending to be seniors and save money for retirement. We try to control what comes next and shape it to meet our will. - Author: Nathaniel Fick
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