Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old soldiers quotes, soldiers sayings, and soldiers proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.
Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.
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.
Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. It’s unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it’s been done.
With courage and character, American soldiers continue to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom, and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
Soldiers are not policemen, and it’s very unfair, even for those soldiers who have some police training, to burden them with police duties. It’s not what they’re trained for, or equipped for.
-P. J. O’Rourke
One doesn’t become a soldier in a week – it takes training, study and discipline.There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States.
Soldiers are citizens of death’s grey land, drawing no dividend from time’s tomorrows.
The courage of a soldier is heightened by his knowledge of his profession.
-Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
To be a soldier one needs that special gene, that extra something, that enables a person to jump into one on one combat, something, after all, that is unimaginable to most of us, as we are simply not brave enough.
Every soldier thinks something of the moral aspects of what he is doing. But all war is immoral and if you let that bother you, you’re not a good soldier.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.
Soldiers willingly, sometimes foolishly, risk their own lives to keep their comrades out of enemy hands.
Everyone knows what can happen to soldiers who are in front line units.
All soldiers who serve their country and put their lives at risk need to know that if something happens to them, their families will be well taken care of. That’s the bond we have with our military men and women and their families.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
-Georg C. Lichtenberg
Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.
That soldiers do terrible things during wartime should not surprise us.
You cannot expect soldiers to change people’s minds. That has to be done in other ways.
Every soldier should learn survival on land, sea, and in the air.
Our soldiers and their families are benefiting. They deserve good, quality housing and they need it.