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22 Inspiring Chesty Puller Quotes (OLD BREED)

Top 10 Most Famous Chesty Puller Quotes (BEST)

We've been looking for the enemy for some time now. We've finally found him. We're surrounded. That simplifies things.
We’ve been looking for the enemy for some time now. We’ve finally found him. We’re surrounded. That simplifies things.
All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us… they can’t get away this time.
All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us… they can’t get away this time.
Old breed New breed There's not a damn bit of difference so long as it's the Marine breed.
Old breed? New breed? There’s not a damn bit of difference so long as it’s the Marine breed.
I'll take care of my men first. Frozen troops can't fight. If we run out of ammunition, we'll go to the bayonet.
I’ll take care of my men first. Frozen troops can’t fight. If we run out of ammunition, we’ll go to the bayonet.
Those days in the woods saved my life many a time in combat.
Those days in the woods saved my life many a time in combat.
Don't forget that you're First Marines! Not all the Communists in hell can overrun you!
Don’t forget that you’re First Marines! Not all the Communists in hell can overrun you!
Retreat Hell! We're just attacking in another direction.
Retreat Hell! We’re just attacking in another direction.
Paperwork will ruin any military force.
Paperwork will ruin any military force.
You don't hurt 'em if you don't hit 'em.
You don’t hurt ’em if you don’t hit ’em.
Hit hard, hit fast, hit often.
Hit hard, hit fast, hit often.

7 Wise Chesty Puller Quotes on War and Fighting

“I’ve always believed that no officer’s life, regardless of rank, is of such great value to his country that he should seek safety in the rear… Officers should be forward with their men at the point of impact.”

Chesty Puller
If we are going to win the next war, in my opinion, 50 percent of the time of training should be allotted to night training.
If we are going to win the next war, in my opinion, 50 percent of the time of training should be allotted to night training.
We make generals today on the basis of their ability to write a damned letter. Those kinds of men can't get us ready for war.
We make generals today on the basis of their ability to write a damned letter. Those kinds of men can’t get us ready for war.
Great. Now we can shoot at those bastards from every direction.
Great. Now we can shoot at those bastards from every direction.

“If you want to get the most out of your men, give them a break! Don’t make them work completely in the dark. If you do, they won’t do a bit more than they have to. But if they comprehend, they’ll work like mad.”

Chesty Puller
Pain is weakness leaving the body.
Pain is weakness leaving the body.
I want to go where the guns are!
I want to go where the guns are!

5 Inspirational Chesty Puller Quotes on USMC (MARINES)

“You were absolutely correct in making him salute you 100 times, lieutenant, but you know that an officer must return every salute he receives. Now return them all, and I will keep count.”

Chesty Puller
There are not enough chinamen in the world to stop a fully armed Marine regiment from going where ever they want to go.
There are not enough chinamen in the world to stop a fully armed Marine regiment from going where ever they want to go.
The safest place in Korea was right behind a platoon of Marines. Lord, how they could fight.
The safest place in Korea was right behind a platoon of Marines. Lord, how they could fight.
Son, when the Marine Corps wants you to have a wife, you will be issued one.
Son, when the Marine Corps wants you to have a wife, you will be issued one.
Take me to the Brig. I want to see the real Marines.
Take me to the Brig. I want to see the real Marines.

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