Inspirational Douglas MacArthur Quotes

Motivational Douglas MacArthur Quotes And Sayings

Douglas MacArthur Quotes:- Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.

Inspirational Douglas MacArthur Quotes

In my dreams, I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.
Douglas MacArthur

Inspirational Douglas MacArthur Quotes

I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I’ve done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier?
Douglas MacArthur

It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
Douglas MacArthur


The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Douglas MacArthur

You are remembered for the rules you break.
Douglas MacArthur

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.
Douglas MacArthur

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It’s the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.
Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur Quotes On Leadership

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.
Douglas MacArthur

We are not retreating – we are advancing in another direction.
Douglas MacArthur

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.
Douglas MacArthur

Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
Douglas MacArthur

I’ve looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.
Douglas MacArthur

In war, you win or lose, live or die – and the difference is just an eyelash.
Douglas MacArthur

My first recollection is that of a bugle call.
Douglas MacArthur

Americans never quit.
Douglas MacArthur

In war, there is no substitute for victory.
Douglas MacArthur

There is no security on this earth; there is the only opportunity.
Douglas MacArthur

I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.
Douglas MacArthur

General Douglas MacArthur Quotes

One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of the public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.
Douglas MacArthur

Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.
Douglas MacArthur

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
Douglas MacArthur

Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.
Douglas MacArthur

The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
Douglas MacArthur

They died hard, those savage men – like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.
Douglas MacArthur

Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.
Douglas MacArthur

Life is a lively process of becoming.
Douglas MacArthur

Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.
Douglas MacArthur

It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur

Famous Douglas MacArthur Quotes

Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear – kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor – with the cry of grave national emergency.
Douglas MacArthur

Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.
Douglas MacArthur

Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
Douglas MacArthur

There is no substitute for victory.
Douglas MacArthur

A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding.
Douglas MacArthur

I have just returned from visiting the Marines at the front, and there is not a finer fighting organization in the world!
Douglas MacArthur

I have known war as few men now living to know it. Its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.
Douglas MacArthur

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