"In the untimely loss of your noble son, our affliction here, is scarcely less than your own. So much of promised usefulness to one's country, and of bright hopes for one's self and friends, have rarely been so suddenly dashed, as in his fall."
-President Abraham Lincoln
"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem."
-President Ronald Reagan
"Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without your accordion."
- General Norman Schwarzkopf
"Hope is not a strategy."
- General Tommy Franks
"Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale."
- Robert Falcon Scott
"When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost."
- Reverend Billy Graham
"Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed."
- Dr. Martin Luther King
"Burn my Flag and I will shoot you........but I'll shoot you with a lot of love, like a good American."
- Johnny Cash
"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire."
- Reggie Leach
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."