Norman Schwarzkopf

Unfortunately, if you've ever been in southern Georgia on the beaches in a lightning storm, if you're out there, you're in great, great danger, and you can be killed very, very quickly.

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I get angry at a principle, not a person.

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Generals aren't in the business of commenting on the correctness or incorrectness of the President's decisions. Anybody who thinks he should be able to do that ought to be fired on the spot.

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When placed in command, take charge.

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Tanks being deployed far forward is an indication of offensive action; tanks in depth is an indication of defensive action.

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Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.

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Going to war without France is like going hunting without an accordion.

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It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.

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Norman Schwarzkopf — quotes and aphorisms

As young West Point cadets, our motto was 'duty, honor, country'. But it was in the field, from the rice paddies of Southeast Asia to the sands of the Middle East, that I learned that motto's fullest meaning. There I saw gallant young Americans of every race, creed and background fight, and sometimes die, for 'duty, honor, and their country'.

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The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.

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It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.

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