Quotations About / On: SOLDIER

  • 11.
    Austrian soldiers are like horses: brave but easily frightened.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1859).)
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  • 12.
    One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
    (Edwin, Sir Arnold (1832-1904), British dramatist, poet. Sakamune, in Adzuma, act 2, sc. 5.)
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  • 13.
    When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
    (George Washington (1732-1799), U.S. general, president. Address, June 26, 1775, to the New York legislature.)
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  • 14.
    Ain't nothing the matter with a soldier that ain't the matter with everyone else.
    (Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Prewitt (Montgomery Clift), From Here To Eternity (1953).)
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  • 15.
    When the soldier is hit by a cannon-ball, rags are as becoming as purple.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, pp. 28-29, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 16.
    Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
    (John Dryden (1631-1700), British poet, dramatist, critic. Alexander's Feast.)
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  • 17.
    God had made some soldiers. Society is a battlefield.
    (Spiritual warfare, Christians)
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  • 18.
    Those who send drones to bomb soldiers and civilians see a field of their dead rivals merely as the rubble of rebel rabble
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 19.
    Instead of being a brave soldier, dying at my post with my gun to my neck, i'ld rather be a writer, dying on my table with my pen to my hand.
    (A die-hard writer)
    More quotations from: Alexander Onoja
  • 20.
    The schoolmaster is abroad! And I trust to him armed with his primer against the soldier in full military array.
    (Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), British philosopher, political theorist, jurist. speech, Jan. 29, 1828, to House of Commons, on educational reform.)
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