Quotations About / On: SOLDIER

  • 21.
    Advantage is a better soldier than rashness.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Montjoy, in Henry V, act 3, sc. 6, l. 120. Better to wait for a favorable opportunity than act rashly in war; so the French king makes the best of losing Harfleur to the English.)
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  • 22.
    A soldier firm and sound of heart.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Pistol, in Henry V, act 3, sc. 6, l. 25. Praising Bardolph, who is to be hanged for stealing from a church.)
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  • 23.
    Thou art a soldier only, speak no more.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Antony, in Antony and Cleopatra, act 2, sc. 2, l. 107. Rebuking his lieutenant Enobarbus.)
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  • 24.
    When the soldier is hit by a cannon-ball, rags are as becoming as purple.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, pp. 28-29, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 25.
    Your son, my lord, has paid a soldier's debt.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Ross, in Macbeth, act 5, sc. 9, l. 5. On Young Siward, killed in battle.)
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  • 26.
    Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
    (John Dryden (1631-1700), British poet, dramatist, critic. Alexander's Feast.)
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  • 27.
    The actor who plays role of a soldier earns millions and the real hero, who dies in a action for his nation, hardly gets true reward.
    (Life, society, patriotism)
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  • 28.
    God had made some soldiers. Society is a battlefield.
    (Spiritual warfare, Christians)
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  • 29.
    Those who send drones to bomb soldiers and civilians see a field of their dead rivals merely as the rubble of rebel rabble
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 30.
    Instead of being a brave soldier, dying at my post with my gun to my neck, i'ld rather be a writer, dying on my table with my pen to my hand.
    (A die-hard writer)
    More quotations from: Alexander Onoja
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