In my line of work, the enemy gets a vote.
Iran is not a nation-state; it's a revolutionary cause devoted to mayhem.
The U.S. military is not war weary. Our military draws strength from confronting our enemies when clear policy objectives are set and we are fully resourced for the fight.
I have never been bewildered for long in any fight with our enemies - I was Armed with Insight.
You must reward the kind of behavior that you want.
I have never thought it necessary to patronize the American people.
You stay teachable most by reading books. By reading what other people went through.
What is the one country in the Middle East that has not been attacked by ISIS? One. That is Iran. That is more than happenstance, I'm sure.
In a country with millions of people and cars going everywhere, the enemy is going to get a car bomb out there once in awhile.
No war is over until the enemy says it's over.
For the mission's sake, for our country's sake, and the sake of the men who carried the Division's colors in past battles - carry out your mission and keep your honor clean.
I don't write policy for my government.
Sometimes there are no good guys. There are no bad guys. It seems like everybody is in the middle.
Policy makers who have never served in the military continue to use the military to lead social change in this country.
There are many people who do not know if the U.S. Army has 60,000 men or 6 million. They do not have a clue about that.
Some people feel affronted when something they thought to be true doesn't happen. If that's the case, then your sense of risk is much higher, and that leads to risk aversion. You need to be able to be comfortable in uncertainty.
Putin goes to bed at night knowing he can break all the rules, and the West will follow all the rules.
Demonstrate to the world, there is 'No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy' than a U.S. Marine.
Don't create more enemies than you take out by some immoral act.
There is one way to have a short but exciting conversation with me, and that is to move too slow.
While victimhood in America is exalted, I don't think our veterans should join those ranks.