Douglas MacArthur

United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)

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In war there is no substitute for victory.
We are not retreating - we are advancing in another Direction.
Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
I promise to keep on living as though I expected to live forever. Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up wrinkles the soul.
I see that old flagpole still stands. Have your troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.
It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh.
Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other.
No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.
Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.
The powers in charge keep us in a perpetual state of fear keep us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor with the cry of grave national emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing the exorbitant sums demanded. Yet, in retrospect, these disasters seem never to have happened, seem never to have been quite real.
There is no security on earth there is only opportunity.
Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul.
You are remembered for the rules you break.

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