Archive for WWII Quotes
Famous and some not so famous quotes from World War II. Here you will find daily, sometimes twice daily postings of quotes from some well known and not so well known WWII figures.
“We are not retreating — we are advancing in another direction.” – General Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American general and a field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the US Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.
“Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.” -General George S. Patton, Jr.
No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country. – General George S. Patton
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle. -General George S. Patton
“Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.”Â — President F.D. Roosevelt referring to Douglas MacArthur
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (01/30/1882 — 04/12/1945), also known by his initials FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States and the only president elected into more than two terms in office. FDR was a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the U.S. during a time of worldwide economic crisis and war, and worked closely with Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin in leading the Allies against Germany and Japan in World War II.