Douglas MacArthur

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"General MacArthur" and "Douglas McArthur" redirect here. For the Canadian politician, see Douglas Francis McArthur. For the diplomat, see Douglas MacArthur II. For other uses, see General MacArthur (disambiguation). Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines Campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur, Jr., the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five men ever to rise to the rank of General of the Army in the US Army, and the only man ever to become a field marshal in the Philippine Army. Raised in a military family in the American Old West, MacArthur was valed... More

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Douglas MacArthur Quotes

Douglas MacArthur #Age

Photo of Douglas MacArthur Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
Douglas MacArthur #Best

Photo of Douglas MacArthur The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
Douglas MacArthur #Death

Photo of Douglas MacArthur I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.
Douglas MacArthur #Dreams #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.
Douglas MacArthur #Faith

Photo of Douglas MacArthur A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding.
Douglas MacArthur #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.
Douglas MacArthur #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
Douglas MacArthur #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur In war there is no substitute for victory.
Douglas MacArthur #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash.
Douglas MacArthur #God

Photo of Douglas MacArthur Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.
Douglas MacArthur #Fear #Government #Patriotism

Photo of Douglas MacArthur Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency.
Douglas MacArthur #Great

Photo of Douglas MacArthur 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.
Douglas MacArthur #History #Peace #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
Douglas MacArthur #History #Men

Photo of Douglas MacArthur They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them.
Douglas MacArthur #Fear #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur #Men #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur I have known war as few men now living know it. It's very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.
Douglas MacArthur #Peace #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Douglas MacArthur #Home #Power

Photo of Douglas MacArthur Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.
Douglas MacArthur #Fear #War

Photo of Douglas MacArthur It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur #Time

Photo of Douglas MacArthur I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I've done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier?