The Best War Quotes

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    A Favorite of 229 users

    For the Troops

    Our alarm goes off, you hit the snooze and sleep for
    another 10 minutes.
    -He stays up for days on end.
    __________________________
    You take a warm shower to help you wake up.
    -He goes days or weeks without running water.
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    You complain of a "headache", and call in sick.
    -He gets shot at, as others are hit, and keeps moving forward.
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    You put on your anti war/don't support the troops shirt, and go
    meet up with your friends.
    -He still fights for your right to wear that shirt.
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    You make sure you're cell phone is in your pocket.
    -He clutches the cross hanging on his chain next to his dog tags.
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    You talk trash on your "buddies" that aren't with you.
    -He knows he may not see some of his buddies again.
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    You don't feel like helping out your dad today, so you don't.
    -He does what he is told.
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    You walk down the beach, staring at all the pretty girls.
    -He walks the streets, searching for insurgents and terrorists.
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    You complain about how hot it is.
    -He wears his heavy gear, not daring to take off his helmet to
    wipe his brow.
    __________________________
    You go out to lunch, and complain because the restaurant got your
    order wrong.
    -He does not get to eat today.
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    Your maid makes your bed and washes your clothes.
    -He wears the same things for months, but makes sure his weapons
    are clean.
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    You go to the mall and get your hair redone.
    -He doesn't have time to brush his teeth today.
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    You are angry because your class ran 5 minutes over.
    -He is told he will be held an extra 2 months.He does as he is told.
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    You call your girlfriend and set a date for that night.
    -He waits for the mail to see if there is a letter from home.
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    You hug and kiss your girlfriend, like you do everyday.
    -He holds his letter close and smells his love's perfume.
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    You ditch class to go to a movie.
    -He goes where he is told.
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    You roll your eyes as a baby cries.
    -He gets a letter with pictures of his new child, and wonders if
    they'll ever meet.
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    You criticize your government, and say that war never solves
    anything.
    -He sees the innocent tortured and killed by their own government
    and remembers why he is fighting.
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    You hear the jokes about the war, and make fun of the men like
    him.
    -He hears the gun fire and bombs.
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    You see only what the media wants you to see.
    -He sees the bodies lying around him.
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    You are asked to go to the store by your parents.You don't.
    -He does what he is told.
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    You stay at home and watch tv.
    -He takes whatever time he is given to call and write home, sleep,
    and eat.
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    You crawl into your bed, with down pillows, and try to get
    comfortable.
    -He crawls under a tank for shade and a 5 minute nap, only to be
    woken by gun fire.
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    You sit there and judge him, saying the world is a worse place
    because of men like him.
    -If only there were more men like him.
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    You gripe at your parents for not buying your favorite snack.
    -He's just happy to get some packages of Kool-Aid and a bag of chips.
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    You get mad when you have to share your favorite treat with a younger sibbling.
    -He shares what little bit of anything he has with the men around him.
    __________________________

    Posted by xoashes07xo in War  ID#:71419
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    A Favorite of 221 users

    May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't.

    Posted by mgriff in War  ID#:23898
  • 3

    A Favorite of 173 users

    If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you can read this in english, thank a soldier.

    Posted by mgriff in War  ID#:24439
  • 4

    A Favorite of 162 users

    The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

    Posted by kilroy85 in War  ID#:158864
  • 5

    A Favorite of 160 users

    The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.

    Posted by aschrage in War  ID#:240
  • 6

    A Favorite of 139 users

    War does not determine who is right, war determines who is left.

    Posted by tasteslikechicken in War  ID#:35561
  • 7

    A Favorite of 116 users

    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace

    Posted by FantasyPixie in War  ID#:20798
  • 8

    A Favorite of 114 users

    "Sometimes I think war is God's way of teaching us geography."

    Posted by Sinetos in War  ID#:6982
  • 9

    A Favorite of 114 users

    The first casualty of war is innocence.

    Posted by Sinetos in War  ID#:23799
  • 10

    A Favorite of 113 users

    love is like war....easy to start... difficult to end... and impossible to forget

    Posted by kerri in War  ID#:46313
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