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Soldier Quotes


These are some of the best 'Soldier' quotations and sayings.

A soldier is an anachronism of which we must get rid.

A soldier seeking the bubble reputation even in the cannon's mouth.

A soldier, a mere tool, a kind of human sword in a fiend's hand; the other is master-mover of this warlike puppet.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.

Dost thou know the fate of soldiers? - They are but ambition's tools, to cut a way to her unlawful ends. - And when they are worn, hacked, hewn with constant service, thrown aside, to rust in peace and rot in hospitals.

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.

For it's Tommy this an' Tommy that, and "Chuck 'im out, the brute." But it's "Savior of 'is country," when the guns begin to shoot.

God and a soldier all .people adore In time of war, but not before; And when war is over and all things are righted, God is neglected and an old soldier slighted.

Home they brought her warrior dead.

How sleep the brave, who sink to rest. By all their country's wishes blest!

I want to see you shoot the way you shout.

Ignorance, poverty, and vanity make many soldiers.

Policy goes beyond strength, and contrivance before action; hence it is that direction is left to the commander, and execution to the soldier, who is not to ask Why? but to do what he is commanded.

Soldiers are the only carnivorous animals that live in a gregarious state.

Soldiers looked at as they ought to be are to the world as poppies to corn fields.

The king of France with twenty thousand men Went up the hill, and then came down again: The king of Spain with twenty thousand more Climbed the same hill the French had climbed before.

Without a home must the soldier go, a changeful wanderer, and can warm himself at no home-lit hearth.