Soldiers quotes

429 soldiers quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “This is a good group of boys. We're all gonna die together out here. You're a good group of boys to die with, I'll tell you that much.”

    John C. Reilly - Hank Marlow
    [Tag:death, soldiers, team]
  • “Men like Dick Best are the reason we're going to win this war.”
    Luke Evans - Wade McClusky
    [Tag:soldiers, war, winning]
  • “Some had families waiting. For others, their only family would be the men they bled beside. There were no bands, no flags, no Honor Guards to welcome them home. They went to war because their country ordered them to. But in the end, they fought not for their country or their flag, they fought for each other.”

    Barry Pepper - Joe Galloway
    [Tag:brotherhood, soldiers, war]
  • “When I was drafted and shipped off to Vietnam, the signature on my orders was Nixon's.”
    Bob Gunton
  • “It's the poor man, the shit-shoveler with the arse out of his pants and two bob in his pocket that makes Australia. Every time trouble starts, there he is, standing like a fool at the recruiting office with his hand out for a rifle, while the rich boys are at home hanging on, waiting for a commission or their fathers to get them into a safe job....” (continue)(continue reading)
    Graham Kennedy - Harry
    [Tag:poverty, soldiers, wealth]
  • “We can no long wear the uniform of the soldier. We forfeited that right and that includes me. I disobeyed an executive order, I violated my duty as a commanding officer. And eight men paid a catastrophic price. It's a mistake not easy to live with. So here I am just like you, a convicted criminal. Only difference between you and me is, I know...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Robert Redford - Lt. Gen. Eugene Irwin
    [Tag:crime, guilt, soldiers]
  • “Men my age dictate this war. Why should we be allowed to send our children to fight it?”
    Mark Rylance - Mr. Dawson
    [Tag:soldiers, son, war]
  • “We're not Watusi. We're not Spartans. We're Americans, with a capital 'A', huh? You know what that means? Do ya? That means that our forefathers were kicked out of every decent country in the world. We are the wretched refuse. We're the underdog. We're mutts!”

    Bill Murray - John
    [Tag:americans, army, soldiers]
  • “- Boyd 'Bible' Swan: Welcome to the Army, Norm!
    - Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis: You did good. Best job I ever had!
    - Boyd 'Bible' Swan: Best job I ever had!”

    Shia LaBoeuf - Boyd 'Bible' Swan
    Jon Bernthal - Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis
    [Tag:army, companionship, soldiers]
  • “What it's like to kill a man? Well, it's goddamn awful, that's what it is. The only thing worse is getting a medal for killing some poor kid, some scared little gook just like you. Not a day goes by that I don't think about it.”

    Clint Eastwood - Walt Kowalsky
    [Tag:killing, soldiers, war]
  • “Nose of a dog, the heart of a marine, sounds like a hero to me!”

    Robbie Amell - Kyle Wincott
    [Tag:dogs, heroes, soldiers]
  • “- Lt. Aldo Raine: Are you going to take off your uniform?
    - Pvt. Butz: Not only shall I remove it, I intend to burn it.
    - Lt. Aldo Raine: Yeah, that's what we thought. We don't like that. You see, we like our Nazis in uniform. That way you can spot 'em just like that. But you take off that uniform, ain't no one ever gonna know you were a Nazi.”

    Brad Pitt - Lt. Aldo Raine
    Sönke Möhring - Pvt. Butz
    [Tag:nazism, self-denial, soldiers]
  • “I'm a soldier, I serve my country. But this is not my country. I was lying out there bleeding to death, thinking, if I die now, I leave nothing to my children but shame. I know now there is only one way to serve Germany, and doing so I'll be a traitor... I accept that.”

    Tom Cruise - Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
    [Tag:shame, soldiers, war]
  • “- Lieutenant M.R. Ring: [bumps into Highway] Excuse me, sir. I mean, Gunny. Sergeant Major.
    - Choozoo: Sir. This is Gunnery Sergent Thomas Highway. He's been assigned to Recon Platoon.
    - Lieutenant M.R. Ring: Oh, outstanding, welcome aboard. Well, I have to hightail it men. I'm late for pre-scuba school.
    - Lieutenant M.R. Ring: [looks at...” (continue)
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    Boyd Gaines - Lieutenant Ring
    Arlen Dean Snyder - Choozoo
    Clint Eastwood - Highway
    [Tag:experience, opinions, soldiers]
  • “There are four types of people who join the military. For some, it's a family trade. Others are patriots, eager to serve. Next, you have those who just need a job. Then there's the kind who want a legal means of killing other people.”
    Tom Cruise - Jack Reacher
    [Tag:army, motive, soldiers]
  • “- Nathan Algren: What else has she told you?
    - Katsumoto: That you have nightmares.
    - Nathan Algren: Every soldier has nightmares.
    - Katsumoto: Only one who is ashamed of what he has done.”

    Tom Cruise - Nathan Algren
    Ken Watanabe - Katsumoto
    [Tag:doing, dreams, soldiers]
  • - Lt. Gen. Eugene Irwin: I don't think so. You know where saluting comes from?
    - Cpl. Ramon Aguilar: No, sir.
    - Lt. Gen. Eugene Irwin: It comes from medieval times. Two knights would approach each other on horseback. They would raise their visors and show their faces. It's like they're saying, "This is who I am. I'm not the enemy and I'm not... (continue)
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    Robert Redford - Lt. Gen. Eugene Irwin
    Clifton Collins Jr. - Cpl. Ramon Aguilar
    [Tag:respect, soldiers]
  • “You can run me, you can starve me and you can beat me and you can kill me. Just don't bore me.”

    Clint Eastwood - Highway
    [Tag:boredom, prison, soldiers]
  • “- Sheldon Kornpett: You were involved in the Bay of Pigs?
    - Vince Ricardo: Involved? That was my idea.”

    Alan Arkin - Sheldon Kornpett
    Peter Falk - Vince Ricardo
    [Tag:ideas, soldiers, war]
  • “A German soldier conducts a search of a house suspected of hiding Jews. Where does the hawk look? He looks in the barn, he looks in the attic, he looks in the cellar, he looks everywhere he would hide. But there's so many places it would never occur to a hawk to hide.”

    Christoph Waltz - Col. Hans Landa
    [Tag:jews, seeking, soldiers]
  • “You have many slaves, but few warriors. It won't be long before they fear my spears more than your whips.”

    Gerard Butler - King Leonidas
    [Tag:obedience, slavery, soldiers]
  • “- Cruiser: I guess we're going after John and Russell. I can't believe they're Russian spies. Can you?
    - Psycho: All I know is, finally I get to kill somebody.”

    John Diehl - Cruiser
    Conrad Dunn - Psycho
    [Tag:killing, soldiers]
  • “I'm a soldier, but in serving my country, I have betrayed my conscience.”

    Tom Cruise - Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg
    [Tag:conscience, soldiers, war]
  • “What does it mean to be Samurai? To devote yourself utterly to a set of moral principles. To seek a stillness of your mind. And to master the way of the sword.”
    Tom Cruise - Nathan Algren
    [Tag:attitude, japan, soldiers]
  • “I ran the network in Iraq for two years. Samir recruited them from among the Sheik's followers and I trained them in the north. The Sheik was going to help us overthrow Saddam, I mean, he was our ally. We were financing him. Then there was a policy shift. It's not like we sold them out exactly, we just stopped helping them. They were slaughtered.”
    Annette Bening - Sharon Bridger
    [Tag:agreement, killing, soldiers]