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'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.
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William Shakespeare

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Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.
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Ambrose Bierce

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

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Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?
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Karl Kraus

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Come on, you sons of bitches! Do you want to live forever?
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Daniel Daly

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

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Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
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John Dryden

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Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea.
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Samuel Johnson

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History shows that there are no invincible armies.
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Joseph Stalin

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I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me.
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Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley

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In this country it's a good thing to kill an admiral now and then to encourage the others.
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Voltaire

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Making the world safe for hypocrisy.
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Thomas Wolfe

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Rogues, would you live forever?
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(Frederick II) Frederick The Great

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The army is the true nobility of our country.
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Napoleon III

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The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.
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Edward Gibbon

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The greatest general is he who makes the fewest mistakes.
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Napoleon Bonaparte

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The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
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Calvin Coolidge

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The only traditions of the Royal Navy are rum, sodomy and the lash.
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Winston Churchill

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The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
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Joseph Conrad

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Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.
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William Butler Yeats

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War is too important a matter to be left to the military.
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Georges Clemenceau

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We are as near to heaven by sea as by land.
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Sir Humphrey Gilbert

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We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers.
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Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley

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