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A Quote by Theodore Parker on achievement, army, bravery, duty, home, justice, mankind, schools, skill, strength, victory, welfare, and world

Let us do our duty in our shop or our kitchen, in the market, the street, the office, the school, the home, just as faithfully as if we stood in the front rank of some great battle, and knew that victory for mankind depended on our bravery, strength, and skill. When we do that, the humblest of us will be serving in that great army which achieves the welfare of the world.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

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A Quote by Ted Morgan on army, luxury, and madness

Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it.

Ted Morgan

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A Quote by Sun Tzu on anger, army, caution, change, contentment, country, death, destruction, good, life, peace, time, and elightenment

Anger may in time change to gladness; vexation may be succeeded by content. But a kingdom that has once been destroyed can never come again into being; norcan the dead ever be brought back to life. Hence the enlightened ruler is heedful, and the good general full of caution. This is the way to keep a country at peace and an army intact.

Sun Tzu

Source: The Art of War

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A Quote by St. George Tucker on army, colors, defense, destruction, government, laws, liberty, limits, nature, people, and study

In the appendix to the Commentaries, Tucker elaborates: This may be considered as the true palladium of liberty. . . . The right of self-defense is the first law of nature; in most governments it has been the study of rulers to confine this right within the narrowest limits possible. Whenever standing armies are kept up, and the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, under any color or pretext whatsoever, prohibited, liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the brink of destruction.

St. George Tucker (1751 - 1827)

Source: St. George Tucker in Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1803)

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A Quote by St. George Tucker on army, colors, defense, destruction, government, laws, liberty, limits, nature, people, and study

Of the Second Amendment: The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, and this without any qualification as to their condition or degree, as is the case in the British government. In the appendix to the Commentaries, Tucker elaborates further: This may be considered as the true palladium of liberty... The right of self-defense is the first law of nature; in most governments it has been the study of rulers to confine this right within the narrowest limits possible. Whenever standing armies are kept up, and the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, under any color or pretext whatsoever, prohibited, liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the brink of destruction.

St. George Tucker (1751 - 1827)

Source: St. George Tucker in Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1803)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on army, cricket, and death

It has been said of the unseen army of the dead, on their everlasting march, that when they are passing a rural cricket ground, the Englishmen fall out of the ranks for a moment to lean over a gate and smile.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on army, honesty, liberty, soldiers, and thought

Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

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A Quote by Robert E. Lee on army, courage, service, and yielding

Lee tells his troops. After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources.

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

Source: April 9. 1865

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A Quote by Ralph W. Sockman, D.D. on army, christ, church, exercise, habits, impulses, life, play, religion, soldiers, and worship

Habit must play a larger place in our religious life. We worship when we feel like it, we pray when we feel like it. We read the Bible when we feel like it. Leaving our religious exercises to the promptings of impulse, we become creatures of impulse rather than soldiers of Christ. An army made up of creatures of impulse would be only a mob. So is a church.

Ralph W. Sockman

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A Quote by Otto von Bismarck on army

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A conquering army on the border will not be stopped by eloquence.

Otto von Bismarck (1815 - 1898)

Source: Speech to North German Reichstag, September 24, 1967

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