"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."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Douglas MacArthur on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Douglas MacArthur on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Douglas MacArthur on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Douglas MacArthur on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Douglas MacArthur on Thomas Jefferson
"Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul."
"The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself."
"I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many times but this time I think he has me on the ropes."
"In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield."
"A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding."