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*From the halls of Montezuma<br />To the shores of Tripoli<br />We fight our country's battles,<br />in the air, on land, and sea.
**[[s:The Marines' Hymn (1919)|The Marines' Hymn]] (1919)
 
*A ship without Marines is like a coat without buttons.
**Admiral David Porter, 1863
 
*Come on, you sons-o'-bitches! Do you want to live forever?
**''Variant:'' For Christ's sake men—''come on''! Do you want to live forever?
***First Sergeant [[w:Daniel Daly|Daniel Daly]], 73rd Machine Gun Company. Alternative version claimed by Daly himself.
 
*Panic sweeps my men when they are facing the American Marines!
**Captured North Korean army major, 1952
 
* Some people work an entire lifetime and wonder if they ever made a difference to the world. But the Marines don't have that problem.
** President [[Ronald Reagan]] in a [http://www.military.com/features/0,15240,88163,00.html letter to Lance Cpl. Joe Hickey] ([[1983-09-23]]), [http://www.angelfire.com/ca/dickg/marinesquote.html R.W. "Dick" Gaines] refers in detail.
 
*These days the world looks to America for leadership. And the Americans look to their Marine Corps.
** President Ronald Reagan, 1983
 
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