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Quotes of the Day for 4 January 2001 – Army Life

By request, for someone in the Army soon to head out for Bosnia, several quotes on Army Life.

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The quotes:

If you think old soldiers just fade away, try getting into your old army uniform.
     - Anonymous

There is an ambush everywhere from the army of accidents; therefore the rider of life runs with loosened reins.
     - Hafiz

Stronger than an army is a quotation whose time has come.
     - W. I. E. Gates

Maybe the answer to Selective Service is to start everyone off in the army and draft them for civilian life as needed.
     - Bill Vaughan

One of the many fine things one has to admit is the way the Army has carried the American democratic ideal to its logical conclusion, in the sense that not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, and color, but also on the grounds of ability.
     - Tom Lehrer

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