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11-07-11, 09:53 AM #31
Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.
Ronald Reagan, President of the United States; 1985
11-07-11, 12:46 PM #32
"Do not attack the First Marine Division. Leave the yellowlegs alone. Strike the American Army" ~ Orders given to Communist troops in the Korean War; shortly afterward, the Marines were ordered to not wear their khaki leggings to keep the enemy from immediately fleeing
"Panic sweeps my men when they are facing the American Marines." ~Captured North Korean Major
"The Marines are careful, brave fighters...they were like hunters, boring in relentlessly without fear. I never heard a wounded Marine moan."
~ The U.S. Army General Staff
11-07-11, 01:23 PM #33
11-07-11, 03:09 PM #34
11-30-11, 12:36 AM #35
A lot of y's and X's in your user name is a give away that you are here to try and make a sale.
11-30-11, 10:51 AM #36
"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
11-30-11, 12:54 PM #37
"As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there's a twilight where everything remains seemingly unchanged, and it is in such twilight that we must be aware of change in the air, however slight, lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness." Justice William O. Douglas
12-02-11, 09:24 AM #38
A man’s not old when his hair turns to gray.
A man’s not old when his teeth start to decay.
But he’s well on his way to that last long sleep,
When his mind makes appointments his body can’t keep.
12-10-11, 10:26 AM #39
"The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But, under the name of 'Liberalism', they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist Program, until one day America will be a Socialist Nation, without knowing how it happened.
I no longer need to run as a Presidential Candidate for the Socialist Party.
The Democrat Party has adopted our Platform!"
1944-Norman Mattoon Thomas
01-10-12, 08:30 PM #40
01-10-12, 08:36 PM #41
“We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.”
01-10-12, 09:05 PM #42
Vini, Vidi,vici !
01-11-12, 05:50 AM #43
They say “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” In the Marine Corps, you can make that horse wish to hell he had.
—Sgt Fred Larson, drill instructor, Plt 343, San Diego, 1965
01-11-12, 01:35 PM #44
The two loudest sounds known to man: a gun that goes bang when it is supposed to go click and a gun that goes click when it is supposed to go bang.
01-11-12, 01:55 PM #45
The US Air Force Chief-of-Staff would never be called — Airman
The Chief-of-Naval Operations would never be called — Sailor
The Commanding General of The US Army would never be called — Soldier
BUT the Commandant of the Marine Corps would be proud to be called a – United States Marine
Unknown but so very correct!
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