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Dad In Military Quotes


"Because of his military service, Dad was buried in Arlington National Cemetery." - Buzz Aldrin

"I'm a military kid, both parents in the military - Mom did 12 years, Dad did 21, served in two wars. So discipline is something that was huge." - Robert Griffin Iii

"I was born in a hurricane in Pensacola, Florida... my dad was in the military, so we moved all over the place. But I consider myself a southerner from Louisiana. I've lived in Texas for most of my adult life." - Kimberly Willis Holt

"The military infrastructure grew me. My faith in God is important, my belief in my country is important, my relationship to my family is important, the things that Mom and Dad tell you growing up are important." - Tommy Franks

"Oh, fatherhood has a very humanising effect on a bloke like me in the military. As a dad, you become absolutely aware of your own human frailty and a need to be nurturing and compassionate and fatherly" - Peter Cosgrove

"My dad and grandpa were in the army and as a country singer you're constantly playing at military bases all across the country and meeting soldiers and their families and hearing their stories." - Dierks Bentley

"My dad being an Army officer, I was just born to it. I was raised in a military manner, and it was a given that Army brats went to West Point, so I went to West Point in 1941. And being in the military has been my life." - John Eisenhower

"We're going to rebuild our military. Our military is depleted. Our military is frankly, our military is in trouble." - Donald Trump

"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms." - Groucho Marx

"I hang out with my dad mostly, my dad was in the military. He's at that age now where his war stories and other stories have blended together, so now you don't know what he's talking about. One time, we were surrounded, then we ran out of ammo, then we were fighting hand-to-hand, then we started dancing, and that's how I met your mother." - Dave Attell

"My dad was in the Swedish armed forces, he was always reading up on different weapons from the Americans and Soviets. When I was a kid, I was in bed looking at his books, reading about the Red Army. So I was very aware of it. I had an interest in military matters ever since." - Dolph Lundgren

"My dad was in the military, yeah. He was in the Air Force, and he was a doctor, so he would go places for six months here, and two years there. And I was home-schooled because I played the violin, and I did a lot of competitions." - Felicia Day

"Dad is always hiding in his book." - E L Doctorow

"In real life, I'm a dad." - James Spithill

"For years - especially in England where I come from - cooking was a subservient job. When I told my Dad I was going to be a cook, he wouldn't talk to me for two years. Even though it was associated with my military service, he thought cooking was beneath me." - Robert Irvine

"My dad was in the military. It was difficult sometimes, because he would have to be away a lot, and we would have to move around a lot. Trying to adapt to new schools and new places can be really tough." - Nolan Gould

"At a very young age, I was in Germany watching TV and I told my mom I wanted to be an actor. She said, 'Go for it.' When my dad retired from the military, we moved to Los Angeles, and it all kicked off." - Khleo

"A political problem thought of in military terms eventually becomes a military problem." - George C Marshall

"Reduce US military presence in Iraq; and bring in neighbors." - John F Kerry

"I grew up in a military family, and there's something about that military-style uniform, all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds." - Max Cannon

"I had other priorities in the sixties than military service." - Dick Cheney

"Military surge in Afghanistan to eliminate the Taliban." - Barack Obama

"Reducing military presence has never in history won a war." - John Mccain

"Military solution in Iraq has been disproven and discredited." - Christopher Dodd

"We have the best military in the world ." - Kimberly Guilfoyle

"I'm an entertainer in the military-entertainment complex." - Bruce Sterling

"The military tends to be a traditional place. Traditional culture, traditional men are often attracted to serving in the military." - Tanya Biank

"We're going to take care of our military - the people in our military, the finest people we have." - Donald Trump

"A commander in chief with military experience might be able to prod a conservative military into thinking more imaginatively." - Wesley Clark

"The United States is a violent military state. It's been involved in military action all over the place." - Noam Chomsky

"Sexual assault has no place in the military. It is a violation of everything that the U.S. military stands for." - Leon Panetta

"That wasn't your mom in you-that was your dad." - Ally Carter

"My dad owned a propane company in Oklahoma." - Johnny Bench

"My dad has ingrained that in me: 'Be accountable.'" - Jon Lester

"My dad says he likes to bask in my glow." - Robert Pattinson

"I've never boxed in my life, never been in a military base in my life, never grew up with anyone in the military." - Tyrese Gibson

"The military operation in Lebanon was the most successful military operation in recent Israeli history. Many in Israel don't recognise that." - Ehud Olmert

"I believe that the military-industrial complex is more important than ever. This is because the war in Kosovo gave fresh impetus not to the military-industrial complex but to the military-scientific complex. You can see this in China." - Paul Virilio

"We should never hesitate to use military force, and I will not, as president, in order to keep the American people safe. But we have to use our military wisely. And we did not use our military wisely in Iraq." - Barack Obama

"One of the reasons that I'm still in the military - or I stayed in the military - is because I think the military has been a place where certainly people could improve, advance, and were treated fairly." - Michael Mullen

"Computers had their origin in military cryptography-in a sense, every computer game represents the commandeering of a military code-breaking apparatus for purposes of human expression." - Austin Grossman

"This president [Barack Obama] is undermining our military. This president is more interested in funding Planned Parenthood than in funding the military." - Marco Rubio

"The positions occupied by our troops presented a military situation unique in history. The force, in short, held a line possessing every possible military defect." - Charles Monro

"We have seen the most well-funded gay and lesbian rights organizations valorize the US military in their work seeking inclusion in military service." - Dean Spade

"I always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases?" - Jose Saramago

"Wait a minute! I'm not interested in agriculture. I want the military stuff. During a briefing military stuff in which officials began telling him about missile silos." - Sean William Scott

"We have increasingly fewer and fewer journalists who have any military experience and understand what life is like in the military and in combat." - Jim Lehrer

"My advice is: 1. Be judicious in the use of military force. 2. When military force is required, use overwhelming force. 3. Do not micromanage military leaders. 4. Ensure your battle plans will win the conflict and win the peace." - Steve Stivers

"United States has comparative advantage in military force. It tends to react to anything at first with military force, that's what it's good at. And I think they overdid it. There was more military force than was necessary." - Noam Chomsky

"The reason we've always had a civilian in that job [Secretary of Defence] is because we really believe that it is policymakers who ought to control the military and not have the military control the military." - Leon Panetta

"It should not be hard to say that Vladimir Putin's military has conducted war crimes in Aleppo because it is never acceptable for military to specifically target civilians, which is what's happened there, through the Russian military." - Marco Rubio

"After I graduated from school, I enrolled in the military college, a cadet school. This is the first stage of military training; it instills discipline and various qualities required for military life." - Roman Romanenko

"Before consulting the hotheads who present various military options such as a military invasion: remember, President Reagan, Rambo only exists in the movies." - Daniel Ortega

"Since far fewer people are recruited to serve in a voluntary military, the connection between America and its military is increasingly tenuous and less personal." - John McHugh

"The military might of a country represents its national strength. Only when it builds up its military might in every way can it develop into a thriving country." - Kim Jong-un

"We have strong statistical evidence that shows that transgender people are twice as likely as their fellow citizens to join the military, to have served in the military." - Allyson Robinson

"Leonid Breznev was an old man and despite his own military experience in World War II, he on the other hand was not very close to the military." - Helmut Schmidt

"I'd be all for everybody keeping their sidearms if they're in the military and on a military installation. That's something we need to get back to." - Louie Gohmert

"If military movies were automatically successful we'd make nothing but military movies. But seriously, patriotism is one thing that all Americans have in common." - Tommy Lee Jones

"The military might of a country represents its national strength. Only when it builds up its military might in every way can it develop into a thriving country." - Kim Jongun

"Requiring military hospitals to perform elective abortions exposes the physicians, the nurses, the military personnel to move against their own personal convictions of life in many cases." - Rick Renzi

"Given political history in Chile, it seemed to me that there was a critical task of consolidating a democracy and creating healthy civic-military and political-military relationships." - Michelle Bachelet

"Military strength in reserve is better than military strength being reigned upon the other side including all of its innocent civilians." - Theodore C Sorensen

"Since far fewer people are recruited to serve in a voluntary military, the connection between America and its military is increasingly tenuous and less personal." - John M Mchugh

"The devil is in the details, and everything we do in the military is a detail." - Hyman Rickover

"The U.S. must renounce any U.S. interest in constructing permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq." - Peter Defazio

"Cults, or related social movements such as the Taliban in Afghanistan, result in massive military expenses." - Keith Henson

"In 1997, in Rich Dad, Poor Dad, I stated, 'Your home is not an asset.' Real estate agents sent me hate mail." - Robert Kiyosaki

"A change of opinions is almost unknown in an elderly military man." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"In war, numbers alone confer no advantage. Do not advance relying on sheer military power." - Sun Tzu

"A certain grasp of military affairs is vital for those in charge of general policy." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"So the important thing in a military operation is victory, not persistence." - Sun Tzu

"Most people in the university [ Columbia University ], including the administration, are very biased against the military." - Matt Sanchez

"Our poetry emulates the recent progress in military strategy: Our army's strength is the foot soldiers." - Franz Grillparzer

"We aren't heroes out there in the military. We're just Patriots." - Marcus Luttrell

"I am a great believer in planning- economic, social, political, military, total world planning." - Nelson Rockefeller

"Streamlining the army with Chinese characteristics is the right choice for China in military modernization," - Jiang Zemin

"Feith had achieved the reputation in some military circles as 'the dumbest . . . guy on the planet.'" - Tommy Franks

"Whoring is like military service...okay in the upper brackets, not so good lower down." - Robert A Heinlein

"Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy." - Henry A Kissinger

"If there is one basic element in our Constitution, it is civilian control of the military." - Harry S Truman

"Non-cooperation in military matters should be an essential moral principle for all true scientists ..." - Albert Einstein

"I would say any type of sexual activity has absolutely no place in the military." - Rick Santorum

"If military action in Iraq is launched without a new U.N. resolution, Canada will not participate." - Jean Chretien

"If you don't want gays in the military, make the uniforms ugly" - Joan Rivers

"It's important. One of the principles in the United States is civilian control of the military." - Wesley Clark

"A lot of the stars were actually in the military and they were really strong characters." - Kathy Garver

"There is nearly always uh, a process of wanting contingency plans made in the military." - McGeorge Bundy

"Believe me that every man you see in a military uniform is not a hero." - Duke Of Wellington

"I'm not sure how paying for transgender surgery [in the military] makes our country safer." - Mike Huckabee

"I have in mind repeated statements by Japanese military men containing threats against other states." - Joseph Stalin

"United States military involvement in Syria has deepened since President Trump took office." - Judy Woodruff

"We would take millions [of undocumented illegal] if they would serve in the military." - Eric Bolling

"I have the complete support of the military. I personally served in the navy." - Juan Manuel Santos

"In America, we have a depleted military. It has to be helped, has to be fixed." - Donald Trump

"I think employers need help in understanding how to translate a military career." - Michelle Obama

"I respect people in the military. And I always have, at least since I've been there." - Donald Trump

"Barack Obama's a terrible commander-in-chief. He is gutting our military. It's not an exaggeration." - Marco Rubio

"I absolutely do not pretend in the slightest fashion to knowledge of military science." - Vladimir Lenin

"Most people in the university, including the administration, are very biased against the military." - Matt Sanchez

"Lee is the greatest military genius in America, myself not excepted." - Winfield Scott

"[Suggested policy concerning gays in the military:] Don't ask, don't tell." - Charles Moskos

"If he'd been in the military, he would have learned gun safety." - Chuck Hagel

"No police or military in the world can protect people who are cowards." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Military glory - the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood." - Abraham Lincoln

"And as a result of the United States military, Taliban no longer is in existence." - George W Bush

"Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade." - Philip James Bailey

"In a military operation, the command and control elements are a legitimate target." - Stephen Hadley

"I love working out. It's my release. I've done it since I've been in the military." - Robert Irvine

"I can say that American men and women in the Military are damn impressive." - Henry Rollins

"Military confrontation is not a suitable alternative in confronting terror and current security threats." - Jalal Talabani

"Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime." - Alphonse Allais

"What I learned in the military is that gossip starts early and it stays forever." - Wesley Clark

"Everybody in the military has a reputation, and usually it doesn't come out to the public." - Wesley Clark

"But no one told me that when you're in the military, they own you." - Nelsan Ellis

"We have every interest in seeing that the military use of nuclear power will be contained." - Joschka Fischer

"Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides." - Albert Bushnell Hart

"We all know that in war the political and military factors have to complement each other." - Nguyen Cao Ky

"But even before I was in the military, I was extremely jumpy when asleep." - Chris Kyle

"It is a major sin to break a contract, especially in military situations." - John Walker Lindh

"I often wonder what I will be remembered in history for. Scholar? Military hero? Builder?" - Ferdinand Marcos

"I have no problem with women in the military, if that's what they want to do." - Lorraine Bracco

"During the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the military conducted only a handful of drone missions." - Michael Hastings

"The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government." - James K Polk

"Military organization, like religious organization, can be seen as a paradigm of organization in general." - Robert Shea

"There was no place at all for me in my father's military world." - Gloria Swanson

"Humor can inform and break down stigma, which is a huge issue in the military." - Garry Trudeau

"I spent 22 years in the United States military, so I'm a pretty strategic level thinker." - Allen West

"Years at sea probably explains why I'm single. But every person in the military makes sacrifices." - Sarah West

"Pinochet took power in a 1973 military coup that the United States supported." - Elliott Abrams

"Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip." - Barbara Tuchman

"More than 48 million men and women have served America well and faithfully in military uniform." - Steve Buyer

"I co-founded the DNC Veterans and Military Families Council in 2005." - Christine Pelosi

"The Kingdom of Heaven is a military autocracy and there is no public opinion in it." - Anatole France

"In military school, on day one you must memorize the mission of the Merchant Marine Academy." - Robert Kiyosaki

"My dad graduated seminary there, and so did (sounds like) Mark Kimball's grandfather. They sang in a quartet together, my dad and Mark Kimball's grandfather." - Al Jarreau

"I love my dad. It's fair to say that I probably would not have thought of politics had I not seen my mom and dad involved in politics." - Mitt Romney

"My dad had been shortstop when he was in college, and you know, when you're a kid, you want to be just like your dad." - Derek Jeter

"My dad was a Punjabi from Amritsar, and my mom is a Punjabi from Kashmir. My dad was a soldier in the Indian Army." - Akshay Kumar

"Depression comes in bouts. Like boxing. Dad is in the blue corner." - Joe Dunthorne

"My mom grew up in Kansas, my dad in Indiana. They had boring childhoods." - Hunter Parrish

"In my family, if I talk back to my dad, I get in trouble." - Joel Courtney

"Dad thanks for leaning in by helping me become a role model for young girls." - Serena Williams

"My dad lives in Sicily, so I'm half Italian and half Irish - it's a fiery combination." - Nico

"I'm real good with math, with numbers, like my dad was. I'm pretty much dialed in." - Hulk Hogan

"For me, my dad is the best hero in the universe..." - Yoseob

"Losing dad (Bobby Bonds) was the worst thing in the world." - Barry Bonds

"I guess it started in London, the night our dad blew up the British museum." - Rick Riordan

"A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost." - Euripides

"That really is the best part of being a dad. You remember what's important in life." - Russell Simmons



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