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uniforms Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about uniforms
  1. #1
    “Families can go years without hearing a thing, only to find their sons and daughters waiting on the front doorstep, home on leave or sometimes blissfully discharged. But usually you receive a letter made of heavy paper, stamped with the king’s crown seal below a short thank-you for your child’s life. Maybe you even get a few buttons from their torn, obliterated uniforms.”
  2. #2
    “I hate casualties Matthew. A Marine smothers a grenade and saves his platoon, that Marines doing his job. There are casualties. Even in victory. The fabric of this base, the foundation of the unit, the spirit of the Corps, these things are worth fighting for. And there’s no one who doesn’t know that who’s ever made the choice to put on the uniform.”
  3. #3
    “And who decided which people wore striped pajamas and which people wore the uniforms?”
  4. #4
    “Looking handsome in your fine uniforms. Dressing up and doing the terrible, terrible things you do. Its makes me ashamed.”
  5. #5
    “Some books are judged by their covers, it seems, and in my uniform I was an immediate best seller.”
  6. #6
    “Aside from family and friends, the men I most trusted all had something in common: they all wore the uniform of the United States of America.”