Amateurs talk strategy. Professionals talk logistics.
Amateurs study tactics; professionals study logistics.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Muddy language is not confined to policies alone. Each of you has seen replies to simple questions in which the meaning was lost through hopelessly obscure wording. When a person writes to the Veterans Administration, he is entitled to an easily understood, frank, and courteous reply. If our replies cannot be understood, they are not only not worth writing, but they simply create additional work.
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
I have returned many times to honour the valiant men who died...every man who set foot on Omaha Beach was a hero.
Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
Freedom-no word was ever spoken that has held out greater hope, demanded greater sacrifice, needed more to be nurtured, blessed more the giver. . . or came closer to being God's will on earth.
Dependability, integrity, the characteristic of never knowingly doing anything wrong, that you would never cheat anyone, that you would give everybody a fair deal. Character is a sort of an all-inclusive thing. If a man has character, everyone has confidence in him.
It is to the United States that all freemen look for the light and the hope of the world. Unless we dedicate ourselves completely to this struggle, unless we combat hunger with food, fear with trust, suspicion with faith, fraud with justice - and threats with power, nations will surrender to the futility, the hopelessness, the panic on which wars feed.
It seems very unfortunate that in order to secure political preference, people are made Vice President who are never intended, neither by party nor by the Lord, to be Presidents.
If you will help run our government in the American way, then there will never be any danger of our government running America in the wrong way.
I learned that good judgment comes from experience and that experience grows out of mistakes.
Each player on this team whether he shines in the spotlight or eats dirt on the line, must be an All-American.
America today is running on the momentum of a godly ancestry, and when that momentum runs down, God help America.
Only one military organization can hold and gain ground in war-a ground army supported by tactical aviation with supply lines guarded by the navy.
Leadership means firmness, not harshness or bullying; understanding, not weakness; justice, not irresponsible freedom; humaneness, not intolerance; generosity, not selfishness; pride, not egotism.
Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it.
In war there is no second prize for the runner-up.
In a completely integrated unit where you'd have white soldiers, particularly from southern states, serving under black noncommissioned officers or officers... I think you would have a problem definitely.
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions.
Every member of our baseball team at West Point became a general: this proves the value of team sports.
As far as I am concerned, war itself is immoral.
Airpower has become predominant, both as a deterrent to war, and-in the eventuality of war-as the devastating force to destroy an enemy's potential and fatally undermine his will to wage war.
A piece of paper makes you an officer, a radio makes you a commander.