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Corps Quotes

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The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as
long as I am President that is what it will remain.
They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
- Harry S. Truman

Related topics: History

As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps.
I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet,
but my father wished it.
So my wishes were not consulted.
- Manfred von Richthofen

In the Peace Corps, the volunteer must be a fully developed,
mature person.
He must not join to run abroad or escape problems.
- Sargent Shriver

I worked for some very good people who have helped
me along the way and actually enabled me to have the
opportunity to be selected to join the Astronaut Corps.
- Duane G. Carey

 

Beaver do better work than the Corps of Engineers.
- Mike Todd

The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans
a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.
- Sargent Shriver

I didn't write because in the corps I took mining engineering of all things and,
you know, they, they graduate a mining engineer as a sort of an illiterate.
- Rube Goldberg

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Eligible citizens from any State in the Union can serve
in the Border Protection Corps of that State.
- John Culberson

As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy,
as well as an apparent, perhaps a real,
anomaly, some account of it may be of interest.
- Simon Newcomb

I'm not scared of very much.
I've been hit by lightning and been in the Marine Corps for four years.
- Lee Trevino

I would say that President Roosevelt probably was more
intimately in touch with the press corps at the White
House than President Truman was.
- Clifton Daniel

There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred -
by living our ideals,
the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers,
exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.
- Helen Thomas

I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps,
the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel,
and the Irish.
- Leon Uris

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps
as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1,
2006.
- Solomon Ortiz

Peace Corps helps promote global acceptance of the
principles of international peace and non-violent co-existence
among people of diverse cultures and systems of government.
- Sam Farr

Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our
uses of the Missouri River are threatened if the drought
continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren't changed.
- Mike Rounds

What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common
is not gender or ethnic background,
but motivation, perseverance, and desire -
the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
- Ellen Ochoa

I went into the Air Corps from 1943 through 1945.
- Bobby Thomson

For a long time, I really struggled with the idea of
being an actor because I really felt that I should be in the Peace Corps.
- Camryn Manheim

The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson's on the main drag into maturity.
- Paul Theroux

In addition to serving overseas, the Peace Corps' Crisis
Corps Volunteers have helped their fellow Americans.
- Solomon Ortiz

The Peace Corps is guilty of enthusiasm and a crusading spirit.
But we're not apologetic about it.
- Sargent Shriver

The Peace Corps is an outstanding organization that
promotes peace through helping countless individuals
who want to help build a better life for the community in which they serve.
- Solomon Ortiz

Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must
realize he is not going to change the world overnight.
- Sargent Shriver

As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist
filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps' use
of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion.
- Ron Kind

The Engineer Corps is charged with all construction,
including light railways and roads.
- Kelly Miller

I have been writing for 50 years and readers still
read my first book from when I was in the Marine Corps.
- Leon Uris

We also very importantly recommend continued growth
in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength.
- John M. McHugh

I did about a 100 concerts this year.
All over the United States.
We're cutting back next year to about 40.
We generate money for an organization called Mercy Corps.
- Barry McGuire

I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an
alternative to the draft that life may well be easier
at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us.
- Sargent Shriver

I was put in the Air Corps.
I was never educated to serve in the military,
but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me.
- Leon Askin

I don't have to run the Peace Corps.
I could live without seeing my picture in the newspapers
and without being interviewed.
- Sargent Shriver

But the Air Force was sort of a bastard child of the Army,
much like the Marines with the Navy.
Everything had to be done over by the Army after it
had already been done by the Air Corps,
a mess.
- Stuart Symington

My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the
kind of feelings you have on a field.
The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps,
the focus - there being no past or future,
just the ball.
As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
- David Duchovny

Barack Obama is a truly flabbergasting President.
And in a good way - not the way some of his predecessors were.
He's not flabberghastly.
He's not the student who wears a button that says,
'Smartest kid in class,' but clearly he is,
at least when surrounded by the White House press corps.
- Tom Shale

Men do not fight for flag or country,
for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction.
They fight for one another.
And if you came through this ordeal,
you would age with dignity.
- William Manchester

I wish the Peace Corps and its volunteers continued
success and perseverance.
We are grateful for their contributions to society
and dedication to providing assistance where it is needed.
May the Peace Corps continue its legacy of service,
both at home and abroad.
- Kenny Marchant

I am proud to represent these men and women who empower
people in developing nations and promote the Peace
Corps mission of peace and friendship.
These volunteers are making major strides to improve
the lives of people and communities around the world.
- Kenny Marchant

The French were generous in giving us assistance in
corps and army artillery,
with its personnel, and we were confident from the
start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers.
- Kelly Miller

I have been thinking about joining the Peace Corps.
That is something that I would absolutely love to do.
I think that would be an incredible experience,
so that's an avenue that I might want to look at.
- Lindsey Shaw

My command, less than ten thousand, had found the battle
on the Plank road in retreat,
little less than a panic.
In a few hours we changed defeat to victory,
the broken divisions of the Third Corps rallying in their rear.
- James Longstreet

Foreign nationals entering the United States illegally
who are taken into custody by the Border Protection
Corps or by State or local law enforcement authorities
must be promptly delivered to a federal law enforcement authority.
- John Culberson

As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles,
the officer corps of the old army became part of this class,
as did that part of the younger generation who,
in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants.
- Gustav Stresemann

Those 40 or 50 national correspondents who had followed
Kennedy since the beginning of his electoral exertions
into the November days had become more than a press corps -
they had become his friends and,
some of them, his most devoted admirers.
- Theodore White

Well, you sort of get out of the pool room,
you get out of the Marine Corps, you get out and read some literature,
you become involved with people who also want to know
and are ready to share some ideas about literature and thoughts,
and it becomes nourished that way.
- Harvey Keitel

We are in a time when the Peace Corps mission is more vital than ever,
and the organization is at a 30-year high in the number
of volunteers in the field.
The Peace Corps is currently in 69 posts and serving
75 countries across the globe.
- Kenny Marchant

In this respect I expressed my doubts about using the
Corps directly on the South coast,
to form a bridgehead for the Army - as the area immediately
behind the coast was now covered with obstacles.
These doubts were accepted by Hitler.
- Kurt Student

Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work,
but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others,
call it class spirit, esprit de corps,
good fellowship, or good will to men.
- Herbert Baxter Adams

However, while the Nazi barbarians and their collaborators
threatened the entire world,
I could not accept his philosophy and,
after several earlier attempts, was finally accepted
into the Canadian Infantry Corps during the last year of World War II.
- Walter Kohn

While I remain troubled by the Corps' inability to
fully justify the Model they used for their commercial traffic predictions,
America clearly has an aging lock and dam infrastructure on the Mississippi.
- Ron Kind

Clinton...
believes that the Washington Press Corps is so out
of touch that it is absolutely inconceivable that reporters
would understand the issues that people are really
dealing with in their lives.
- Bob Woodward

Nevertheless, this type of propaganda has a special value,
for it serves to convince those who sign the appeal,
of the necessity for carrying on propaganda;
so a corps of propagandists,
if I may use the term, is thus trained.
- Fredrik Bajer

The highly skilled workers at Lima have enabled the
plant to grow far beyond its original mission,
now providing a wide variety of cutting-edge military
vehicles and equipment to the Army,
Navy, and Marine Corps.
- Michael Oxley

Once at the White House I was asked to conduct the Drum and Bugle Corp.
The man just handed me the baton and I finished the song.
It was great.
I got to keep the baton.
- Dom DeLuise

Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates
to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp.
We were training those privates to go to Vietnam.
- R. Lee Ermey

At great, great remove sit the head of General Electric,
the head of News Corp, the head of Viacom,
or the head of this giant international corporation
that wants these ratings.
- Norman Lear

You'd be surprised how many kids and young people come
to the website and send me email that they are actually
going into the Marine Corp because of something that I said or did.
- R. Lee Ermey

Without discipline, there is no Marine Corp.
- R. Lee Ermey

You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.
- Epictetus

Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse.
- John Derek

A corpse is meat gone bad.
Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk.
- James Joyce

Let's deal with reality.
The reality is that we will be reading Miranda rights
to the corpse of Osama bin Laden.
He will never appear in an American courtroom.
- Eric Holder

In the Netherlands I read the first chapter of Exquisite
Corpse to an audience that laughed in all the places I thought were funny -
an experience I've never had in America!
- Poppy Z. Brite

Under each formula lies a corpse.
- Emile M. Cioran

To feel today what one felt yesterday isn't to feel -
it's to remember today what was felt yesterday,
to be today's living corpse of what yesterday was lived and lost.
- Fernando Pessoa

That is ever the way.
Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
- J. M. Barrie

I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening;
I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
- Aleister Crowley

I really wanted to be on Six Feet Under as a corpse.
That would be hysterical.
- Michael Stipe

Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk.
- James Joyce

There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse:
you can hit it,
you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it.
- Alexander Herzen

Live fast, die young and have a good-looking corpse.
- Daniel Taradash


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