The Cavalry Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 55 Sayings About The Cavalry

#1. It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed, dares attack an armed foe; the infantry defy the cavalry, and by their activity and courage generally prove victors. - Author: Giraldus Cambrensis
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#2. I saw a cavalry captain buy vegetable soup on horseback. He carried the whole mess home in his helmet. - Author: Aristophanes
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#3. Everyone knows that when advancing into danger, the soprano goes first. They are your infantry, while the altos and tenors are your cavalry, and the bass your artillery. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#4. If the regulars are to be put together, I believe they would prefer me to the other Cavalry Commanders. - Author: John Buford
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#5. Of course no one thought of anything except of attacking the enemy. It lies in the instinct of every German to rush at the enemy wherever he meets him, particularly if he meets hostile cavalry. - Author: Manfred Von Richthofen
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#6. The great love was displayed for us at cavalry - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#7. There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove. - Author: Zebulon Pike
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#8. Let me make sure I have this straight. The cavalry just now rode into town and it's a Czech Gypsy porn-star zombie killer. Have I got that right? - Author: Richard Kadrey
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#9. No one can stop you from doing exactly what you want to do. If you can accept that the cavalry won't come, and if you can be the cavalry, it gives you a chance to be happy. - Author: Mark Duplass
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#10. I have two friends named Matt. They're both scouts in the cavalry. They both served in the same section of Iraq. They both worked with the same Iraqi translator. And yet, if you talk to them, their stories couldn't be more different, because one was there in 2006. One was there in 2008. - Author: Phil Klay
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#11. A horse must be a bit mad to be a good cavalry mount, and its rider must be completely so. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#12. Cavalry is useful before, during, and after the battle. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#13. When I arrived to study at Oxford in October 1963, the bohemian style was black plastic or leather jackets for women and black leather or navy donkey jackets for men. I stuck to cavalry twills and a duffle coat, at least for a few months. - Author: Tariq Ali
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#14. The first 'Half-Life' movie treatment pitched to us climaxed with a tearful reunion between enslaved Vortigaunts and their Vortiwives and children. The last one I saw had Black Mesa invaded by a cavalry unit, just so as to feature a scene of bullsquids tearing into armored horses. - Author: Marc Laidlaw
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#15. Custer is said to have boasted that he could ride through the entire Sioux Nation with his Seventh Cavalry, and he was half right. He got half-way through. - Author: Vine Deloria Jr.
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#16. The man who could withstand, with his fellow-men in single line, a charge of cavalry may lose all command of himself on the occurrence of a fire in his own house, because of some homely reminiscence unknown to the observing bystander. - Author: Arthur Helps
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#17. I have the whole team just around the block! One call and they'll ride in here like cavalry! Riding on... robots! Giant robots! Well, not giant robots, like in Egan, but... but... big enough robots! - Author: Dennis Liggio
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#18. Galton's eccentric, sceptical, observing, flashing, cavalry-leader type of mind led him eventually to become the founder of the most important, significant and, I would add, genuine branch of sociology which exists, namely eugenics. - Author: John Maynard Keynes
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#19. If we are to stand the final heat of the battle, we must learn to stand our ground in the face of cavalry or baton charges and allow ourselves to be trampled under horses' hooves, or be bruised with baton charges. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#20. By the last returns to the Department of War the militia force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men - infantry, artillery, and cavalry. - Author: James Monroe
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#21. It is the business of cavalry to follow up the victory, and to prevent the beaten army from rallying. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#22. The active cavalry of Scythia is always followed, in their most distant and rapid incursions, by an adequate number of spare horses, who may be occasionally used, either to redouble the speed, or to satisfy the hunger, of the barbarians. Many are the resources of courage and poverty. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#23. The most stirring battle-poem in English is about a brigade of cavalry which charged in the wrong direction. - Author: George Orwell
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#24. Or at least of fending him off for long enough that we can sweep in heroically like the Seventh Cavalry.' Burning tipis and shooting women and children, I thought. And - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
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#25. Altogether, Cavalry operations are exceedingly difficult, knowledge of the country is absolutely necessary, and ability to comprehend the situation at a glance, and an audacious spirit, are everything. - Author: Maurice De Saxe
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#26. The cavalry ain't coming. You've got to do this yourself. - Author: Christopher Gardner
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#27. The American army between world wars after World War I had virtually disintegrated. It was a very small force, given largely to practicing cavalry charges on western outposts. - Author: Rick Atkinson
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#28. Artillery is more essential to cavalry than to infantry, because cavalry has no fire for its defence, but depends on the sabre. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#29. Charges of cavalry are equally useful at the beginning, the middle and the end of a battle. They should be made always, if possible, on the flanks of the infantry, especially when the latter is engaged in front. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#30. We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre. - Author: Dick Gregory
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#31. They will tell you Shiloh was no cavalry battle; the field was too cut-up with ravines and choked with timber for the usual mounted work. However, none of Forrest's men realized this at the time and we had our moments - Author: Shelby Foote
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#32. Knowing there is no cavalry is much better than hoping for a cavalry that never comes. I am strong because I have to be. I am the cavalry. (314) - Author: Monica Holloway
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#33. I don't need Coulson or the cavalry," Natasha said finally. "Please, I'm my own cavalry. - Author: Margaret Stohl
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#34. Basher shook his head. "No, we climbed in through a ground-floor guest bedroom all ninja-like. Snuck up the back stairs."
"Then you might be the cavalry," said Tom, "but I'm Santa Claus. Let's go downstairs and open some presents. - Author: Jonathan Maberry
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#35. You can only depend on yourself. The cavalry aint coming, - Author: Chris Gardner
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#36. Oh you dear companions
Electric bells of the stations song of the reapers
Butcher's sleigh regiment of unnumbered streets
Cavalry of bridges nights livid with alcohol
The cities I've seen lived like mad women
(The Voyager) - Author: Pierre Albert-Birot
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#37. A perfect writer would make words sing, dance, kiss, do the male and female act, bear children, weep, bleed, rage, stab, steal, fire cannon, steer ships, sack cities, charge with cavalry or infantry, or do anything that man or woman or the natural powers can do. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#38. All Scouts should know about St. George. St. George is the Patron Saint of England; he is also the Patron Saint of cavalry in all countries, and therefore Patron Saint of Scouts. - Author: Robert Baden-Powell
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#39. There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry. - Author: George Armstrong Custer
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#40. A siren is the sound of the twenty-first-century cavalry on the way. - Author: Rosamund Lupton
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#41. Nobody ever wins by the cavalry coming to rescue you. It isn't a question of you're happy if you get married, or you get thin, or you get rich, because I've known lots of thin, rich, married people who are absolutely miserable. - Author: Maeve Binchy
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#42. The only true rule for cavalry is to follow the enemy as long as he retreats. - Author: Stonewall Jackson
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#43. To fight aloud is very brave, But gallanter, I know, Who charge within the bosom, The cavalry of woe. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#44. The cavalry, in particular, were not friendly to the aeroplane, which it was believed, would frighten the horses. - Author: Walter Alexander Raleigh
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#45. In fact, the name 'rook' derives from ruhk, the Persian word for chariot. Pawns were footsoldiers, bishops were elephants, knights were mounted cavalry, and speeding along at the edges of the board were the swift and deadly chariots. - Author: Matthew Reilly
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#46. Who better than an Irishman can understand the Indians, while still being stirred by tales of the US cavalry? - Author: John Ford
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#47. Just hang on, Malcolm, I pray as I press down on the gas and the car leaps forwards, racing into the night. I'm coming. And I've brought the cavalry with me. - Author: Pittacus Lore
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#48. Our world leaders ... need our help. They need the cavalry, and the cavalry's not going to come from Mars; it's got to come from us. - Author: Jamie Drummond
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#49. Every year in late June, Custer's Last Stand is reenacted on the high plains of Montana. When Custer led out the 7th Cavalry in 2003 - the year I witnessed it - the audience stood and cheered with turbo-charged patriotism. - Author: Clive Sinclair
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#50. If you were a U.S. Cavalry guy and you thought you were going to be captured by the Apaches, you might kill yourself. If they were with their wives and they thought they were going to be captured, they would shoot their wives for fear of the Apaches getting them. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#51. "Some say the most beautiful thing in the world is a great cavalry riding down over the hill. Others say it's a vast infantry on the march. But I say the most beautiful thing is the beloved." How political can you get? - Author: Sam Hamill
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#52. Most Americans probably aren't aware that there was a time in this country when tanks and cavalry were massed on Pennsylvania Avenue to chase away the unemployed. - Author: Andy Grove
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#53. The women's movement burst forth when I was fifteen. That was when I began to believe that life might semi-work out after all. The cavalry had arrived. Women were starting to say that you got to tell the truth now, that you had to tell the truth if you were going to heal and have an authentic life. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#54. People have quite a simple idea about 'Anna Karenina.' They feel that the novel is entirely about a young married woman who falls in love with a cavalry officer and leaves her husband after much agony, and pays the price for that. - Author: Tom Stoppard
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#55. You should be living your life like a cavalry charge, or at least writing about it." Robert Knight in 'Hoofing It - Author: Ian M Pindar
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