I was wondering what are some of your favorite quotes of military nature. Here are some of mine: Marcus Tullius Cicero Armed forces abroad are of little value unless there is prudent counsel at home. Arthur Wellesley: Uxbridge: By God, sir, I've lost my leg! Wellington: By God, sir, so you have! My dad - Harold Douglas Burnham RCNVR, WW2 It was 90% boredom and 10% abject terror. Arthur "Bomber" Harris The Nazis entered this war under the rather childish delusion that they were going to bomb everyone else, and nobody was going to bomb them. At Rotterdam, London, Warsaw, and half a hundred other places, they put their rather naive theory into operation. They sowed the wind, and now they are going to reap the whirlwind. Edward "Mick" Mannock: "Flamerinoes! Four! Sizzle, sizzle, wonk!" ~ upon returning from a patrol where he shot down four German a/c.