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Marines Quotes - Page 2

If I had one more division like this First Marine Division I could win this war.
General of the Armies Douglas McArthur in Korea, overheard and reported by Marine Staff Sergeant Bill Houghton, Weapons/2/5
A Ship without Marines is like a garment without buttons.
Adm. David Dixon Porter, USN in a letter to Colonel Commandant John Harris, USMC, 1863
I've always been proud of being a Marine. I won't hesitate to defend the Corps.
Jonathan Winters, comic and Marine
They (Women Marines) don't have a nickname, and they don't need one. They get their basic training in a Marine atmosphere, at a Marine Post. They inherit the traditions of the Marines. They are Marines.
LtGen Thomas Holcomb, USMC Commandant of the Marine Corps, 1943
I still need Marines who can shoot and salute. But I need Marines who can fix jet engines and man sophisticated radar sets, as well.
General Robert E. Cushman, Jr., USMC Commandant of the Marine Corps, 17 May 1974
There are only two kinds of people that understand Marines: Marines and the enemy. Everyone else has a second-hand opinion.
Gen. William Thornson, U.S. Army
The Marines have landed, and the situation is well in hand.
Richard Harding Davis, war correspondent (1885)
The safest place in Korea was right behind a platoon of Marines. Lord, how they could fight!
MGen. Frank E. Lowe, USA; Korea, 26 January 1952
Once a Marine, always a Marine!
MSgt Paul Woyshner
Of the Marines on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Iwo Jima WWII
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