Quotes about the Army

The Army will hear nothing of politics from me, and in return I expect to hear nothing of politics from the Army. Herbert Asquith

How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven. Spike Milligan

A standing army is one of the greatest mischief that can possibly happen. James Madison

No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace or insure it victory in time of war. Calvin Coolidge

If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army. Frederick the Great

Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide. Henri Barbusse

An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy. Mao Zedong

… the backbone of the Army is the non-commissioned man! Rudyard Kipling

Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats. Josephus Daniels

Two armies are two bodies which meet and try to frighten each other. Napoleon Bonaparte

Conscription may have been good for the country, but it damned near killed the army. Richard Hull