Best Inspirational Military Quotes on Indian Army Soldiers

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle”

– Sun Tzu

“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”

– Robert F. Kennedy

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”

—Joseph Campbell

“We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us”. —Winston Churchill”Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

” It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.”

– H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.

“Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.”

—Douglas MacArthur

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.”

—Patrick Henry

“Live for something rather than die for nothing.”

—George Patton

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

– Martin Luther King Jr.

The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.”

—George S. Patton Jr

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.”

– Billy Graham

“Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don’t know how far we can go.”

– Bernard Malamud

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.”

– Douglas MacArthur

“The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man . . . It is more powerful than external circumstances.”


“Don’t be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.”


“Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”


“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”


“As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.”


“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”


“Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.”


“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”


“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.”


“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.”


“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”


“Self-reflection encourages great bravery. Rationalization is your greatest enemy.”


“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”


“Fear has its use but cowardice has none.”


“Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.”


“Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.”


“Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too.”


“Buy the ticket, take the ride.”


“Each person must live their life as a model for others.”


“Get involved in something that you care so much about that you want to make it the greatest it can possibly be, not because of what you will get, but just because it can be done.”


“If you always put a limit on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”


“I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.”


“It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.”


“The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” –OPRAH

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. ”


“Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person.”


“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”


“All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frighten them, but to challenge them.”


“The best protection any women can have . . . is courage.”


“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”


“The obstacle is the path.”


“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”


“Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.”


“Until you have done something for humanity, you should be ashamed to die.”


“I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.”


“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”


“The best way out is always through.”


“You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both.”


“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”.

– Capt. Nathan Hale

“No b@stard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb b@stard die for his country.”

– George Patton

“War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.”

– Gen William T. Sherman

“We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us”.

– Winston Churchill

“The military don’t start wars. Politicians start wars.”

– William C. Westmoreland

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”

– Alexander the Great

“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even until death”

– Sun Tzu

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