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Infantry Quotes

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I am in the infantry for 17 weeks and after that I
don't know where I am going.
- Eddie Slovik

Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral,
the battle is as good as lost.
- Douglas Haig

General: I attempted to take Williamsport yesterday,
but found too large a force of infantry and artillery.
After a long fight, I withdrew to this place.
- John Buford

Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss
to being in the infantry in World War II.
It's probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.
- George Kennedy

 

Flattery is the infantry of negotiation.
- Lord Chandos

It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed,
dares attack an armed foe; the infantry defy the cavalry,
and by their activity and courage generally prove victors.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

I think of myself as Special Forces,
clearing the path for the infantry.
- Geraldo Rivera

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I'm convinced that the infantry is the group in the
army which gives more and gets less than anybody else.
- Bill Mauldin

By the last returns to the Department of War the militia
force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men -
infantry,
artillery, and cavalry.
- James Monroe

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

On my left the shooting had the sharp explosion of the infantry artillery,
on my right could be heard the sporadic cannon shots
thundering from the front,
and up above the sky was clear and the sun bright.
- Max Beckmann

There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village,
which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men,
as to their power, consequence, which my appearance
with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
- Zebulon Pike

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed,
the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
- Denis Diderot

Those who have lost an infant are never,
in a way, without an infant.
- Leigh Hunt

One of the most important things to remember about infant care is:
don't change diapers in midstream.
- Don Marquis

An empty book is like an infant's soul,
in which anything may be written.
It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing.
I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders.
- Thomas Traherne

When you've seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault
you know why clothing exists.
- Stephen Fry

The most merciful thing that a family does to one of
its infant members is to kill it.
- Margaret Sanger

It is as natural to die as to be born;
and to a little infant,
perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
- Francis Bacon

Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire.
- William Blake

The U.S.
routinely ranks lower than other countries in health
outcomes such as infant mortality.
- Tammy Baldwin

I wish I'd been a mixed infant.
- Brendan Behan

When a baby is in the room with two women,
and one is considered more beautiful than the other,
the infant's eyes will go to the more beautiful one.
- Susan Anton

The abandoned infant's cry is rage, not fear.
- Robert Anton Wilson

I recovered my infant Judaism, but in a reformist version.
- Lionel Blue

Because there is something helpless and weak and innocent -
something like an infant -
deep inside us all that really suffers in ways we would
never permit an insect to suffer.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Despotism is the only form of government which may with safety to itself,
neglect the education of its infant poor.
- Samuel Horsley

The absolute dependence of a newborn infant inspired many things in me,
but it did not activate any magical knowledge about
what to do for the next twenty years.
- Mary Kay Blakely

Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition.
In some parts of this country, the infant mortality
rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa.
We have a public education system that ranks below
that of almost any other Western nation.
- Alcee Hastings

Yes, hell exists.
It is not a fairy tale.
One indeed burns there.
This hell is not at the end of life.
It is here.
At the beginning.
Hell is what the infant must experience before he gets to us.
- Frederick Leboyer

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
We know more about war that we know about peace,
more about killing that we know about living.
- Omar N. Bradley

Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy.
But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
- Louise J. Kaplan

The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom,
power without conscience.
Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
- Omar N. Bradley

We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death;
but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.
- Tryon Edwards

As to the mental essence, we find it in infants devoid of every mental form.
- Avicenna

The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants
is very strong in Greece.
- James Theodore Bent

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey
pure love are dogs and infants.
- Johnny Depp

It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect.
Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants,
we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance,
which would render us insupportable through life.
- Augustus Hare

Thank God, I never was cheerful.
I come from the happy stock of the Mathers,
who, as you remember, passed sweet mornings reflecting
on the goodness of God and the damnation of infants.
- Henry Brooks Adams

For infants and toddlers learning and living are the same thing.
If they feel secure, treasured, loved,
their own energy and curiosity will bring them new
understanding and new skills.
- Amy Laura Dombro

She gave me another piece of information which excited other feelings in me,
scarcely less dreadful.
Infants were sometimes born in the convent;
but they were always baptized and immediately strangled!
- Maria Monk

Let's take care of mothers and infants first,
and then let's see what's left over for everybody over 50.
I'm over 50.
If I get sick, I would rather have money spent on children before it's spent on me.
- Richard Dooling

Research has shown time and time again that infants
who receive the high-quality child care and early education
programs do better in school,
have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems.
- Judy Biggert

Women have always been the strong ones of the world.
The men are always seeking from women a little pillow
to put their heads down on.
They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.
- Coco Chanel

Puns are a form of humor with words.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain,
in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I was an avid radio fan when I was a boy,
as well as a great lover of comic strips.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I left my country because I was forced to,
and I do not think that I am going to lose my language
because I live in England.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

What I do believe is that there is always a relationship
between writing and reading,
a constant interplay between the writer on the one
hand and the reader on the other.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

No, absolutely not, writing doesn't have to be like a jigsaw puzzle,
it can be a very linear undertaking.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

For me, words are just words, nothing else.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Titles are not only important, they are essential for me.
I cannot write without a title.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

When I write, the first blank page, or any blank page,
means nothing to me.
What means something is a page that has been filled with words.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I was able to read a movie before I was able to read a book.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

American literature had always considered writing a very serious matter.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I know that many writers have had to write under censorship
and yet produced good novels;
for instance,
Cervantes wrote Don Quixote under Catholic censorship.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

When I write, I enjoy myself so much that what is being
written really needs no reader.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I first came out against Castro in June 1968,
fifteen months after my book had been published,
and you cannot imagine how quickly a void was created around me.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I was never a true journalist, I was a movie critic.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I live in London and I am a British subject,
although I do write in Spanish, of course.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I have one main reader, Miriam Gomez,
my wife.
She reads everything I write - I have not finished
writing something and she is already reading it.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man
who returned home after being absent for more than
twenty years and was recognized only by his dog.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I think writers rush in where everybody is very frightened to tread.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I don't much believe in the idea of characters.
I write with words, that is all.
Whether those words are put in the mouth of this or
that character does not matter to me.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I do not consider myself a Hispanic writer.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I think that like all writers - and if any writer disagrees with this,
then he is not a writer - I write primarily for myself.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself,
and then publishes for money.
I write for myself and publish just for the reader.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I think all writing is done through memory.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Well, I write in exile because I cannot return to my country,
so I have no choice but to see myself as an exiled writer.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Watching a movie from beginning to end is like reading,
because even though what you see are images,
they are telling you a story.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine,
but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante


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