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David Hackworth

American,  Soldier
Total Quotes : 19
Nature Door Loudly

It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door.

- David Hackworth

Too Late Still Real Enemy

Fortunately, it's still not too late to develop a comprehensive global strategy to eliminate our real enemy.

- David Hackworth

Fighting Treated Visible

Fighting terrorism is not unlike fighting a deadly cancer. It can't be treated just where it's visible - every diseased cell in the body must be destroyed.

- David Hackworth

Game About Generals

Our generals talk a good game about taking care of their grunts, and the majority of our Beltway politicians bay with moralistic fervor about how they, too, support the troops.

- David Hackworth

War Movie Modern

Modern American war is as easy to script as a B movie.

- David Hackworth

Shut Moral Obligation

If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed.

- David Hackworth

Young Alive Fists

In order to drill into young men the need to stay alert and stay alive, I used to punish offenders with my fists, boots and rifle butt, and with stockade time.

- David Hackworth

Treat New Very

Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake, the American people can't afford to treat this new war against terrorism like they did Vietnam.

- David Hackworth

Die Still Line

Grunts on the line, where the enemy wants them dead, still goof off - even knowing that by letting their guard down they might die.

- David Hackworth

Role Quickly Reduce

Of course, it's imperative that we stabilize Iraq and quickly reduce our armed role there.

- David Hackworth

More Old Even

The old saying that war is a racket has taken on an even more shameful meaning.

- David Hackworth

Will Happen Which

Terrorism, too, must be excised wherever it exists, which will take years, and which can't happen without the total commitment and the everyday involvement of the American people.

- David Hackworth

Show Ultimate Horror

War is the ultimate reality-based horror show.

- David Hackworth

Middle Islamic Believers

Their plan is to return the entire world - not just the Middle East - to the days of the caliphate and either convert all of us so-called infidels into born-again Islamic believers or kill us.

- David Hackworth

Kind New Need

We citizens don't need to know every detail of every military operation in this new kind of war. Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy.

- David Hackworth

Religious Fascists Islamic

That's because international Islamic religious fanatics have the same goal as the Axis fascists - the destruction of our way of life.

- David Hackworth

Alive Only The Only Thing

Writing with you is the only thing that keeps me alive.

- David Hackworth

About Sure Making

That's what supporting the troops is really all about - making sure American grunts get the right stuff!

- David Hackworth

Cut Away Been

Our fumbling government's response since Beirut - during both Republican and Democratic administrations - has been to cut and run, or to flat ignore this growing threat, apparently hoping it would go away.

- David Hackworth