Officers In The Army Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 41 Quotes About Officers In The Army

#1. I was a good soldier in the British Army. I was born in a very, very poor family. And I enlisted to escape hunger. But my officers were Scottish and they loved me. The Scots are good, you know. - Author: Idi Amin
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#2. I did not destroy the 43 volumes of my diary, which report on all these events and the share I had in them; but of my own accord I handed them voluntarily to the officers of the American Army who arrested me. - Author: Hans Frank
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#3. When Yoko [Ono] and I got married, we got terrible racialist letters - you know, warning me that she would slit my throat. Those mainly came from Army people living in Aldershot. Officers. - Author: John Lennon
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#4. Standing navies, as well as standing armies, serve to keep alive the spirit of war even in the meek heart of peace. In its very embers and smoulderings, they nourish that fatal fire, and half-pay officers, as the priests of Mars, yet guard the temple, though no god be there. - Author: Herman Melville
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#5. The majority of soldiers and officers of the Soviet Army and the allied armies treated the local population humanely. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#6. By method and discipline are to be understood the marshaling of the army in its proper subdivisions, the graduations of rank among the officers, the maintenance of roads by which supplies may reach the army, and the control of military expenditure. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#7. The trust, confidence, and support given to us by our chain of command, and the tenacity of the great noncommissioned officers of the past, have laid the foundation and developed our quality corporals and sergeants. - Author: Julius W. Gates
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#8. In the beginning of the war, Southern women wanted their men to leave - in droves, and as quickly as possible. They were the Confederate Army's most persuasive and effective recruitment officers, shaming anyone who shirked his duty to fight. - Author: Karen Abbott
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#9. His Excellency today appealed to the Officers of this Army to consider themselves as a band of brothers cemented by the justice of a common cause.
-General Orders of George Washington, Valley Forge - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#10. Boys used to call me Soda in school days. Soda means 'serving officers daughters association.' I miss those days when I had a very protected life: one could get close and bond with other army people that they gradually would become your extended family. - Author: Anushka Sharma
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#11. As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the officer corps of the old army became part of this class, as did that part of the younger generation who, in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants. - Author: Gustav Stresemann
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#12. An army's bravest men are its cowards. The death which they would not meet at the hands of the enemy they will meet at the hands of their officers, with never a flinching. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#13. To be a good soldier you must love the army. But to be a good officer you must be willing to order the death of the thing you love. That is ... a very hard thing to do. No other profession requires it. That is one reason why there are so very few good officers. Although there are many good men. - Author: Michael Shaara
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#14. An army formed of good officers moves like clockwork; but there is no situation upon earth less enviable, nor more distressing, than that person's who is at the head of troops which are regardless of order and discipline. - Author: George Washington
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#15. In a nonviolent army, the general and the officers are elected, or are as if elected, when their authority is moral and rests solely on the willing obedience of the rank and file. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#16. Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure. - Author: Vikram Batra
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#17. All our officers and fighters must always bear in mind that we are the great People's Liberation Army, we are the troops led by the great Communist Party of China. Provided we constantly observe the directives of the Party, we are sure to win. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#18. We provide transit facilities, we cooperate in equipping the Afghan army and security forces with arms and helicopters, we cooperate in training officers for law enforcement agencies. - Author: Sergei Lavrov
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#19. In the army of indigence the uniform is rags; they serve to distinguish the rank and file from the recruiting officers. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#20. Fasal liked to fight; Jiaan was good at planning. Together, Jiaan thought sourly, they almost made a whole officer. And if you added Jiaan's eighteen years to Fasal's seventeen, you had someone old enough to command an army as well. - Author: Hilari Bell
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#21. As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families. - Author: Allen Boyd
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#22. Ataturk sent several Turkish staff officers to Afghanistan, helped them build their own army. - Author: Bulent Ecevit
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#23. A good sign that an army has been around too long is that it starts getting top-heavy with officers. - Author: Joe Haldeman
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#24. What are the conditions that make for the superiority of an army? Its internal organization, military habits in officers and men, the confidence of each in themselves; that is to say, bravery, patience, and all that is contained in the idea of moral means. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#25. ...officers in the army, (except those in the highest positions), are paid most inadequately for the services they perform; and the deficiency is made up by honor, which is represented by titles and orders, and, in general, by the system of rank and distinction. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#26. The press today is an army with carefully organized weapons, the journalists its officers, the readers its soldiers. The reader neither knows nor is supposed to know the purposes for which he is used and the role he is to play. - Author: Oswald Spengler
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#27. The wastefulness of indiscriminate plunder impoverishes a country, while it adds nothing to the support of the army; policy, as well as humanity to the inhabitants, dictates that all levies should be made according to established rules, and under the charge of discreet and competent officers. - Author: Ambrose Burnside
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#28. Commanders and senior officers should die with troops. The honour of the British Empire and the British Army is at stake. - Author: Lord Randolph Churchill
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#29. Victory usually goes to the army who has better trained officers and men. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#30. The strength of an Army lies in strict discipline and undeviating obedience to its officers. - Author: Thucydides
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#31. Apparently officers are not 'men'. Officers are 'officers'. - Author: Aditi Mathur Kumar
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#32. An army isn't made of its officers, you know, though we officers like to think it is. An army is no better than its men, and when you find good men, you must look after them. That's an officer's job. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#33. Our cause in the war on terror isn't helped when we have army officers like Lieutenant General William Boykin speaking in evangelical churches and claiming this as some sort of battle for the Christian religion. That's wrong. That's un-American. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#34. It was an article of faith with NCOs [noncommissioned officers] that they were better than their officers. And they were usually right. Certainly I had been happy with mine. They had done plenty of good work for me. - Author: Lee Child
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#35. The Australian Army is a highly respected National institution because of its people. It's all about the people. If we communicate, and leverage off all in our organisation, not just our senior officers, our IQ will be awesome. Then there will be no job which is beyond us. - Author: Ken Gillespie
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#36. Men," he began his address to the officers, measuring his pauses carefully. "You're American officers. The officers of no other army in the world can make that statement. Think about it. - Author: Joseph Heller
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#37. The stream of fugitives swelled to a flood, and anxious army officers kept inquiring: What must be done with slaves, arriving almost daily? Are we to find food and shelter for women and children? - Author: W.E.B. Du Bois
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#38. The pitifulest thing out is a mob; that's what an army is
a mob; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass, and from their officers. But a mob without any MAN at the head of it is BENEATH pitifulness. - Author: Mark Twain
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#39. I grew up in a time when people believed in duty, honor and country. My grandfathers were both officers. My father was a General in the Air Force. My brother and I were both in the Army. I've always felt a kinship with soldiers; I think it's possible to support the warrior and be against the war. - Author: Kris Kristofferson
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#40. When I was at Cambridge in the early fifties, there was a school nearby for training Army officers in Russian, and some imaginative genius came up with the idea of putting on Russian plays with the students to improve their language skills. - Author: Robert Gottlieb
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#41. Mr. Hussein began building Ghazalia in the early 1980s as a home for army officers and other members of his Baath Party. Concrete mansions with pillars and domes are common in the southern half of the district. - Author: Alex Berenson
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