"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?"
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Douglas MacArthur on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Douglas MacArthur on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Douglas MacArthur on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Douglas MacArthur on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Douglas MacArthur on C. S. Lewis
"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."