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Douglas MacArthur Quotes: Even when opportunity knocks, a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door.
         

Even when opportunity knocks, a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door.


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I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.

I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.



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

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



The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.

The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.



Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.



No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.

No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.



Give me ten thousand Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world.

Give me ten thousand Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world.



For those to whom much is given, much is required. It is not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up. There is no substitute for victory.

For those to whom much is given, much is required. It is not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up. There is no substitute for victory.



Have a good plan, execute it violently, and do it today.

Have a good plan, execute it violently, and do it today.



Once war is forced upon us, there is no alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end. War’s very object is victory-not prolonged indecision.

Once war is forced upon us, there is no alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end. War’s very object is victory-not prolonged indecision.



There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.

There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.





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