J_hallgren From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1507 posts, RR: 0 Reply 7, posted (9 years 10 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 2319 times:
Mine is Ronald Reagan's : "Trust but verify" which applies to many things...his was related to Russian missle systems....believe the other country/person but check for youself...even having work done on your car!
Arsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7791 posts, RR: 22 Reply 10, posted (9 years 10 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2296 times:
"We see nothing but good and hope in a richer,
freer, more contented European commonalty. But we have our own dream
and our own task. We are with Europe, but not of it. We are linked, but
not comprised. We are interested and associated, but not absorbed"
Confuscius From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 3652 posts, RR: 2 Reply 22, posted (9 years 10 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2265 times:
Goodnight, Chesty, wherever you are
-A common tribute to the late Marine Corps LtGen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller Jr.
Not really my favorite, but a perfect segue to this article.
Sergeant charges breast enhancement, car to Pentagon
Sunday, August 17, 2003 Posted: 6:46 PM EDT (2246 GMT)
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AP) -- A Marine received 14 months in a military brig for using a military credit card for an unauthorized six-figure shopping spree that included a car, a motorcycle and breast enhancement surgery.
B757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 25 Reply 24, posted (9 years 10 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2234 times:
I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones. -Albert Einstein
Those who would give up essential Liberty to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. -Benjamin Franklin
Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges- In Times of War, Laws Fall Silent.
"I know what it's like to pull the Republican lever for the first time, because I used to be a Democrat myself, and I can tell you it only hurts for a minute and then it feels just great." -Ronald Reagan
"Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards; if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book." -Ronald Reagan
"Government is not the solution to our problems. Government IS the problem!" -Ronald Reagan
"According to the experts, I have exceeded my life expectancy by quite a few years. This is a source of annoyance to some." -Ronald Reagan
"We make war that we may live in peace." -Aristotle
"I have never advocated war except as a means of peace." -Ulysses S. Grant
"We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it." -Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I'd rather have a German division in front of me than a French division behind me." -General George S. Patton Jr.
"There is no victory at bargain basement prices." -General Dwight D. Eisenhower
"It is well that war is so horrible, else we should grow too fond of it." -General Robert E. Lee
"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." Napoleon Bonaparte
"No bastard every won a war by dying for his country. He won it... by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country." -General George S. Patton Jr.
"There is no victory at bargain basement prices."
25 Cancidas: "Most of our imports come from foreign countries"- George W. Bush did he really say that?! wow!
26 Aloges: Wow, that's an astouding assortment by B757300! I wonder why he didn't put any war-related quotes there?
27 Boeing nut: "I see no reason to jump out of a perfectly good airplane" From a John Wayne Movie. "A superior pilot is one that uses his/her superior judgement to a
28 Jessman: "Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen" Hebrews 11- the first thing that came to mind. "Beer is proof that God l
29 An-225: I have a few - If grandma had balls, she'd be grandpa - a famous Russian saying. If you wake up and you have no problems, check if you're not dead - a
30 CanadianNorth: -"Boeing 737. Simply the Best." (sorry airbus folk but that happens to be my favorite quote) -"he grew a brain, he flew a Boeing." (sorry again) -"woo
31 CanyonBlue: "Two tears in a bucket, Muthahf**kit!" "I need lederhosen" "I love you." "I love you too." "I'm leaving." "You can't leave." "I have too. Here's a wok
32 IHadAPheo: "Into the mercy seat I climb My head is shaved, my head is wired And like a moth that tries To enter the bright eye I go shuffling out of life Just to
33 Pilothighflyer: "Oh Lisa! You and your stories! Bart is a vampire! Beer kills brain-cells! Now lets go back to that...building...thingy... where our beds and TV...is.
34 Kimmykun: "Shame about the homeless -- they are desperate, passionate lovers, but they will rob you blind." -- Dolores Herbig, Dead Like Me
35 Dragon-wings: "What is a man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of the spirit. For whatever happens to the beast