Random Marine Corps Quotes

"I come in peace, I didn't bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me, I'll kill you all."  ~ Marine General James Mattis, to Iraqi tribal leaders

If a recruit can’t shoot, he can’t be a Marine.”  ~ Warrant Office Anthony Carbonari | Parris Island



"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

"Come on, you sons of bitches-do you want to live forever?" - Gunnery Sergeant Dan Daly, USMC, Belleau Wood, June 1918.

“If officers desire to have control over their commands, they must remain habitually with them, industriously attend to their instruction and comfort, and in battle lead them well.”  ~ Lt. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, 1861

"The deadliest weapon in the world is a Marine and his rifle." ~ Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing, U.S. Army - Commander of American Forces in World War I

"The deadliest weapon in the world is a MARINE and his rifle!" - GEN. PERSHING, US.ARMY

"Marines don't know how to spell the word defeat" ~ Gen. James N. Mattis | U.S. Central Command

"Being ready is not what matters. What matters is winning after you get there." ~ LtGen Victor H. Krulak, USMC April 1965

"Teufelhunde! (Devil Dogs)" - GERMAN SOLDIERS, WW1 at BELLEAU WOOD