Soldiers Quotes and Sayings with Pictures

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Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.

Napoleon Bonaparte


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.

Douglas Macarthur

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.     

John Keegan

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.     

Dan Lipinski

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.   

Daniel Inouye

Soldiers are citizens of death’s grey land, drawing no dividend from time’s tomorrows.     

Siegfried Sassoon

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.     

Rupert Everett

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.

Curtis LeMay

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.

Douglas Macarthur

Soldiers willingly, sometimes foolishly, risk their own lives to keep their comrades out of enemy hands.

Alex Berenson

Everyone knows what can happen to soldiers who are in front line units.

Richard Engel

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.

Jeff Sessions

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.

Norman Schwarzkopf

That soldiers do terrible things during wartime should not surprise us.     

Nick Flynn

You cannot expect soldiers to change people’s minds. That has to be done in other ways.

Mike Jackson

Every soldier should learn survival on land, sea, and in the air.

Louis Zamperini

Our soldiers and their families are benefiting. They deserve good, quality housing and they need it.     

Jim Walsh

I think soldiers are not just one homogenous group, just like Americans aren’t. They all have different feelings about the war.     

Emily Robison

Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat.

Max Cleland

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.

Norman Schwarzkopf

There’s something about an American soldier you can’t explain. They’re so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.

Marlene Dietrich

The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.

Edward Gibbon

Soldiers are men…most apt for all manner of services and best able to support and endure the infinite toils and continual hazards of war.     

Henry Knyvett

A soldier is he whose blood makes the glory of the general.

Henry G. Bohn

Soldiers have many faults, but they have one redeeming merit; they are never worshippers of force. Soldiers more than any other men are taught severely and systematically that might is not right.     

G. K. Chesterton

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.


If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.     

Sun Tzu

Good soldiers never pass up a chance to eat or sleep. They never know how much they’ll be called on to do before the next chance.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Austrian soldiers are like horses: brave but easily frightened.     

Franz Grillparzer

The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence, utter, complete and bumptious.     

George Patton

You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pistols and cartridges: the old ones, grub.     

George Bernard Shaw

When goods do not cross borders, soldiers will.

Frederic Bastiat

If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army.

Frederick The Great

Our soldiers have nobly fought to protect freedom since our country’s birth, and have fought to protect those that could not protect themselves, even in foreign lands when called upon.     

John Linder

I mean the only thing us dead soldiers got in common is that none of us was good enough or lucky enough to survive the fight. We’re a host of failures.

Steven Erikson

I believe German soldiers are good and decent, and if they did anything wrong it was because of military necessity.     

Wilhelm Keitel

The soldier’s heart, the soldier’s spirit, the soldier’s soul, are everything. Unless the soldier’s soul sustains him he cannot be relied on and will fail himself and his commander and his country in the end.     

George Marshall

Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.     

Ulysses S. Grant

Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives.

Siegfried Sassoon

I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.

General George S. Patton

The soldier’s main enemy is not the opposing soldier, but his own commander.     

Ramman Kenoun

Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier.     

William Lyon Mackenzie King

To the soldier, luck is merely another word for skill.     

Patrick MacGill

Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He’s the chap who makes it possible for civilised folk to despise war.     

Allan Massie

Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole.

Bernard Law Montgomery

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