Smedley Butler

Smedley Butler

was a Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps, an outspoken critic of U.S. military adventurism, and at the time of his death the most decorated Marine in U.S. history
We must take the profit out of war.More Smedley Butler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.More Smedley Butler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.More Smedley Butler quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I spent thirty-three years and four months in active military service as a member of this country's most agile military force, the Marine Corps. I served in all commissioned ranks from Second Lieutenant to Major-General.More Smedley Butler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I selected an enormous Marine Corps emblem to be tattooed across my chest. It required several sittings and hurt me like the devil, but the finished product was worth the pain. I blazed triumphantly forth, a Marine from throat to waist. The emblem is still with me. Nothing on earth but skinning will remove it.More Smedley Butler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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