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"A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood."
George S. Patton

"The future has a way of arriving unannounced."
George F. Will

"History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there."
George Santayana

"Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every 24."
Gen David M. Shoup

"You can't set a hen in one morning and have chicken salad for lunch."
George M. Humphrey

"Even pirates, before they attack another ship, hoist a black flag."
Gen Bela Kiraly

"They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself: Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear."
G. Gordon Liddy

"A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil."
Grover Cleveland

"Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it was 200 years ago... The government should deconstitutionalize the subject by repealing the embarrasing Amendment."
George F. Will

"Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle."
George S. Patton

"The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war."
George W. Bush

"It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself."
Gertrude Stein

"The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American efficiency. Where else can you get an earful, a bellyful and a snootful at the same time?"
Gerald R. Ford

"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
H. G. Wells

"It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition."
Henry James

"Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph."
Haile Selassie

"History is more or less bunk."
Henry Ford

"Historian: an unsuccessful novelist."
H. L. Mencken

"In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly."
Hugo L. Black

"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

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