The best Quotes by Douglas MacArthur

The best Quotes by Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 - April 1964) was an American military leader who served as General of the Army for the United States, as well as a field marshal to the Philippine Army.

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.

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As a native Washingtonian, I am well aware that childhood obesity is a real problem in our nation's capital.
The Washington Bullets are changing their name. They don't want their team to be associated with crime. From now on, they'll just be known as the Bullets.
Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
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I call Washington "the city of the perishable".
Nancy Pelosi (as Speaker of the US House of Representatives)
Let me give you a little bit of free advice. DC is all about realtionships.
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Alex: "You can't do that. You can't make promises that you won't be able to keep!"
Tom: "We're in Washington, they're the only promises we're allowed to make."
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog!
Washington, D.C. is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese.
What is a pirate's favorite state?
Arrrrkansas!
Did you know Arkansas is in the Bible?
Noah looked out the Ark and saw.
What did Tennessee?
Same thing Arkansas.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Arkansas - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
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As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
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Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.
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Oh, great warrior? Wars not make one great.
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I don't want to be in a battle, but waiting on the edge of one I can't escape is even worse.
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They got money for the war, but can't feed the poor.
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The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
As a veteran, I know firsthand the satisfaction there is in defending the democracy you so strongly believe in, but I can also attest to the trauma encountered from combat on the battlefield.
The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
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In every grave, there's the history of a lifetime.
And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up!
Alfred in Batman - Begins
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There's winning and there's losing - and in life both will happen. What is never acceptable to me is quitting.
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I really think everyone should be important enough to just one other person on this freaking planet to be fought for. Even me. And nobody’s fighting for me. So I’m done.
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All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
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Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
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A woman can be gorgeous at 19, charmimg at 29, but only at 39 she is irresistible for the rest of her life. And no woman that has been irresistible, ever turns older than 39.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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