Quote of The Day

“The man who will go where his colors go, without asking, who will fight a phantom foe in jungle and mountain range, without counting, and who will suffer and die in the midst of incredible hardship, without complaint, is still what he has always been, from Imperial Rome to sceptered Britain to democratic America. He is the stuff of which legions are made…He has been called United States Marine.”

-Historian T. E. Fehrenbach

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5 Responses to “Quote of The Day”

  1. Joe Adams Says:

    There is a mistake in that quote. “without complaint”? There is nothing a US Marine won’t bitch about. 😉

    Happy B’day.

  2. steve Says:

    Including a relatively harmless error in the quoted author’s point of view.

  3. curtislowe Says:

    Well…Fehrenbach was clearly never a Marine.

  4. Joe Adams Says:

    What can I say. It is what we do. Kick ass and bitch. We do both quite well.

  5. Steve Says:

    Joe, I thought that the mere fact of your bitching proved your point…my comment was just a reflection of my amusement at the situation: Marines bitch about everything, including any assertions that we don’t bitch about everything…

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