"When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's any trouble at all. People come out of the woodwork with their money to help out because we went over and fought a war."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."R. Lee Ermey on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."R. Lee Ermey on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."R. Lee Ermey on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."R. Lee Ermey on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."R. Lee Ermey on Mark Twain
"It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we do the best that we can."
"Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates outstanding, well motivated privates."
"We had times in '66 and '67 when we would pick up a platoon of privates out of the receiving barracks the week before we even graduated the platoon that we were on!"
"I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day - I go down to recruit graduation at least once or twice a year."
"I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who went to Canada to avoid the draft or to avoid doing their fair share."