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Training distiguishes an army from an armed mob.

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) American general
“Annual Report of the Chief of Staff” (30 Jun 1934)
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Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles your soul.

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) American general
“War Is No Longer a Medium of Practical Settlement of International Differences,” address at American Legion dinner, Los Angeles (26 Jan 1955)
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There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) American general
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The history of failure in war can be summed up in two words:  Too Late.

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) American general
Letter to William Allen White.

In William Manchester, American Caesar, ch. 4 (1978).

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It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.

Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) American general
Speech, Republican National Convention, Chicago (7 Jul 1952)
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