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Funny Quotations about the Armed Forces

quotations about armed forces

The armed forces represent a remarkable blend of strength, courage, discipline, and dedication. As the defenders of a nation's sovereignty and the protectors of its citizens, the men and women who serve in the military hold a position of unparalleled respect and admiration. Their commitment to service and duty, often in the face of significant personal risk, embodies a level of honor and selflessness that remains unparalleled.

The ensuing collection of witty quotations provides a profound exploration of the armed forces from various perspectives. Herein you will find reflections from military leaders who have strategized in war rooms, soldiers who have experienced the frontline, statesmen who have directed wars, and civilians who have felt the impact of military action. These words encapsulate the bravery, sacrifice, honor, and complexities associated with military service. They offer insights into the challenges faced by our servicemen and women, the principles that guide them, and the immense responsibility they carry.

These quotations provide a window into the valor and determination that is synonymous with the armed forces. Whether you have served, know someone who has served, or simply wish to gain a better understanding of the military life and ethos, these funny quotations offer alternative perspectives, stirring emotions, and prompting reflection on the armed forces' role.

"I don't know what weapons will be used in World War III, but in World War IV people will use sticks and stones." Albert Einstein (German-born theoretical physicist, 1879-1955)

Join the army, meet interesting people and *kill them.*remove their government.*party with them.* Anon

"Joining the army is a lot like getting married. You do it for all the wrong reasons, but it's still a lifetime commitment." Louie Anderson (American stand-up comedian, 1953-2022)

"I wouldn't join the army. I'd rather live in *a cardboard box*Warrington*solitude* than live with the army." Jeremy Clarkson (English broadcaster, 1960-)

In war, there are no *unwounded soldiers.*second chances.*ugly nurses.* Jose Narosky (Argentine writer, 1930-)

"The army is like a huge machine, but without oil, it's just a bunch of parts clanking together." Elvis Presley (American singer and actor, 1935-1977)

"I don't always know what I'm talking about, but I know I'm right. I was in the Army, you know." Anon

The Army teaches you discipline, which is useful when you're drunk and have *a credit card.*a venereal disease.*no money.* Anon

"Joining the military is a great way to learn how to sleep anywhere, anytime, under any condition." Anon

"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms." Groucho Marx (American film comedian, 1890-1977)

I joined the Army and it turned out to be a great way to meet other people *who joined the Army.*with issues.*with bad parents.* Anon

"They say the Army is a family. Yeah, a dysfunctional family that likes to blow things up." Anon

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"The only thing more dangerous than a Marine with a rifle is a Marine with a credit card." Anon

The Air Force: because sometimes even the Army needs *heroes.*a lift.*a typist.* Anon

"Join the Navy, see the world, and get in a fistfight with someone from a different culture." Anon

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"The Army is like a giant daycare center for adults. Except instead of finger painting, you get to shoot guns." Anon

"In the military, they give you a medal for bravery. In the real world, they give you a restraining order." Anon

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The Army: where 'good enough' is *just fine.*not good enough.*the norm.* Anon

"Join the Army, they said. It'll be fun, they said. They lied." Anon

"The Army: because some people just can't handle the real world without a boss telling them what to do." Anon

"Join the army, see with the world, and sweep it." Anon

We joined the Navy to see the world, And what did we see? We saw *the sea.*a lot seagulls.*the light.* Irving Berlin (American songwriter, 1888-1989)

"Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash." Winston Churchill (British Conservative statesman, 1874-1965)

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"I can always guarantee that the Irish Citizen Army will fight, but I cannot guarantee that it will be on time." James Connolly (Irish labour leader and nationalist, 1868-1916)

"Fortunately, the army has had much practice at ignoring impossible instructions." Michael Green (English writer, 1927-)

"My parents were very pleased that I was in the army. The fact that I hated it somehow pleased them even more." Barry Humphries (Australian actor and writer, 1934-)

"Haig is brilliant – to the top of his boots." David Lloyd George (British Liberal statesman, 1863-1945)

"Join a Highland regiment, me boy. The kilt is an unrivalled garment for fornication and diarrhoea." John Masters (British writer, 1914-83)

"If these gentlemen had their way, they would soon be asking me to defend the moon against a possible attack from Mars." Lord Salisbury (British Conservative statesman, 1830-1903) talking about his military advisers' tendency to see non-existent threats

"When the military man approaches, the world locks up its *spoons*bars*donkeys* and packs off its womankind." George Bernard Shaw (Irish dramatist, 1856-1950)

"The General was essentially a man of peace, except in his domestic life." Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

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