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Eddie Slovik Quotes and Sayings
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Army life don't agree with me.
- Eddie Slovik

I think I'm going to have a lot of trouble.
- Eddie Slovik

They're not shooting me for deserting the United Stated Army -
thousands of guys have done that.
They're shooting me for bread I stole when I was 12 years old.
- Eddie Slovik

I'm sorry I didn't go to jail for six months,
then I know you could come to see me anytime you wanted to.
- Eddie Slovik

 

I am in the infantry for 17 weeks and after that I
don't know where I am going.
- Eddie Slovik

I've made up my mind.
I'll take my court martial.
- Eddie Slovik

Everything happens to me.
I've never had a streak of luck in my life.
- Eddie Slovik

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The only luck I had in my life was when I married you.
I knew it wouldn't last because I was too happy.
I knew they would not let me be happy.
- Eddie Slovik

Honest honey, I feel like crying every time I sit down to write you a letter...
I am so unlucky.
- Eddie Slovik

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Be all you can be.
- US Army

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

The sergeant is the Army.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are all proud of having thus contributed to the
heretofore magnificent successes of our army.
- Gustav Krupp

The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again.
My first picture was called, GI Blues.
I thought I was still in the army.
- Elvis Presley

A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action,
though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
- Daniel Boone

In a very short time the army of Northern Virginia
was face to face with the Army of the Potomac.
- James Longstreet

Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread,
Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead.
- Will Carleton

So the whole of war, when you look at it is probably
run by professional soldiers,
and the rest of them are just recruits,
or people who are just forced to join the army.
- Gerald Scarfe

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom,
who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life,
but who joined the army after war was declared.
- Patrick MacGill

The East India Company's domination of the Indian economy
was based on its private army.
- Robert Trout

My Dad was from Liverpool, and he picked it up in the army.
He'd often come out with this stuff.
- Mike Myers

I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx,
went to public school, got out of public college,
went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it.
- Colin Powell

My dad was in the Army and we traveled all over the
place and I never failed to win first prize.
- Randy Gardner

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

When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars.
That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
- Dick Gregory

It was in our power to set high price for our blood,
a price too high for the Arab community,
the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying.
- Moshe Dayan

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

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

The way the Army does things is sometimes a little strange.
- Desi Arnaz

I've always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what
the army does with those wee red knives.
- Billy Connolly

We need a defense budget that's big enough to sustain
an increase in the size of the Army.
- James Talent

Just look at the Old Testament.
They didn't go out with the army first.
They sent the musicians out.
- Michael W. Smith

Secret operations are essential in war;
upon them the army relies to make its every move.
- Sun Tzu

I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife:
clean,
simple, the tool you want to take everywhere.
- Marissa Mayer

An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man.
Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Discipline is the soul of an army.
It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak,
and esteem to all.
- George Washington

The Irish Republican Army has kept every commitment made by its leadership.
- Gerry Adams

Well the war lasted for three months,
from April of 1994 until the Tutsi army,
the exiles as it were, gained control of the country and then it stopped.
- Tony Greig

Most of the services staff is for the larger corporations,
not so much for small and medium businesses because
they cannot afford an extensive services army.
- Kevin Rollins

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
- George Herbert

General Washington had rather incautiously encamped
the bulk of his army on Long Island -
a large and plentiful district about two miles from the city of New York.
- Mercy Otis Warren

With respect to drugs, you know, there are a lot of organizations,
including an enormous budget and an army at the federal
government level that tries to deal with the drug problem.
- Burke Marshall

The conventional army loses if it does not win.
The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.
- Henry A. Kissinger

We lived on the Key West Army Base.
Key West for me was a tropical island paradise.
- Gloria Swanson

An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.
- Thomas Paine

From their point of view, I had gone too far.
I had to disappear.
That is to say, if the Algerian army had not overthrown me,
others would have done so.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

IN trying to recall my impressions during my short
war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army,
I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused.
- Fritz Kreisler

As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity,
I was a traveler.
I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist,
and a musician.
All my life I've been traveling.
- Michelle Shocked

Our army is composed of the scum of the earth -
the mere scum of the earth.
- Duke of Wellington

Somebody was telling me about the French Army rifle
that was being advertised on eBay the other day -
the description was,
'Never shot.
Dropped once.
- Roy Blunt

Join the army. Visit strange and exotic places.
Meet fascinating people. And kill them.
- Anonymous

The prosperity of a nation requires the protection of a senate.
Hereafter a national senate may require the protection of a national army.
- Thomas Francis Meagher

The crises in North Korea, Iran, the Middle East,
show how quickly things can change and how they can go wrong.
We must be prepared.
And right now the Army is not.
- Ike Skelton

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance
to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
- Robert H. Schuller

I had a tremendous horror of going into the Army.
That is probably why I went to college for so long.
- Bruce Conner

An army marches on its stomach.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Week after week, the heads of Red Army Intelligence
received updates on the Wehrmacht's preparations.
- Leopold Trepper

The bottom line is the Kiss Army is growing by leaps and bounds.
- Ace Frehley

I was lucky enough myself to have been in Dad's Army for an episode.
- John Leeson

I'd learned a lot in the Army.
I knew that above all things in the world I had to become so big,
so strong that people and their hatred could never touch me.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes,
and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud
consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.
- George B. McClellan

At 21, I discovered repression and injustice.
The army would shoot students with real bullets.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

We'll free every slave in every town and region.
Can anybody get a bigger army than that?
- Dalton Trumbo

Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully
successful where fellows finished their army service
and came home to go to college on G.I.
bills and their wives worked.
- Marta Kristen

Nor should the U.S.
military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as
an army for one side of a civil war.
- Peter DeFazio

The first song is called "London." It's about two Russian
soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to London,
where they indulge in a life of crime.
- Neil Tennant

According to the official version of history,
CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980,
that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan,
24 Dec 1979.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war.
He had neither a national army nor an organized church.
- Charles Eastman

On the evening of December 25, General Washington in
a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army,
then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole.
- Mercy Otis Warren

Curious people who have become accustomed to think
that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without
giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time.
- Moshe Sharett


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