- "…he loved the hardness of iron more than the glitter of gold."
- “a nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom” -Martin Luther King
- "There’s a reason you separate military and the police" — Commander William Adama
- Just joined the military and found this quote on the side of a helmet; "Everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt" – Kurt Vonnegut
- “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.” – Barack Obama, 2008