The Best Quotes From Marine Corps General ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis

The Great General James Mattis, who is known to his troops as “Mad Dog Mattis,” retired after 41 years of exemplary Military service.

General “Mad Dog” Mattis was the commander of the United States Central Command in the time frame of 2010 and led the 1st Marine Division into Iraq in 2003.

The Marine Corps Times has called General Mattis the “most revered Marine in a generation.”

1. “Marines don’t know how to spell the word defeat.”
(Hat Tip Business Insider)

2. “I don’t lose any sleep at night over the potential for failure. I cannot even spell the word.”
(Hat Tip San Diego Union Tribune)

3. “I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me, I’ll kill you all.”
(Hat Tip San Diego Union Tribune)

4. “Find the enemy that wants to end this experiment (in American democracy) and kill every one of them until they’re so sick of the killing that they leave us and our freedoms intact.”
(Hat Tip San Diego Union Tribune)

5. “Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.”
(Hat Tip San Diego Union Tribune)

6. “The most important six inches on the battlefield is between your ears.”
(Hat Tip San Diego Union Tribune)

7. “The first time you blow someone away is not an insignificant event. That said, there are some assholes in the world that just need to be shot.”
(Hat Tip Business Insider)

8. “You are part of the world’s most feared and trusted force. Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.”
(This is from General Mattis’ Letter To 1st Marine Division)

9. “There are hunters and there are victims. By your discipline, cunning, obedience and alertness, you will decide if you are a hunter or a victim.”
(Business Insider)

10. “No war is over until the enemy says it’s over. We may think it over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote.”
(Hat Tip Defense News)

11. “There is nothing better than getting shot at and missed. It’s really great.”
(Hat Tip San Diego Union Tribune)

12. “You cannot allow any of your people to avoid the brutal facts. If they start living in a dream world, it’s going to be bad.”
(Hat Tip San Diego Union Tribune)

13. “Demonstrate to the world there is ‘No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy’ than a U.S. Marine.”
(This is from General Mattis’ Letter To 1st Marine Division)

14. “I’m going to plead with you, do not cross us. Because if you do, the survivors will write about what we do here for 10,000 years.”
(San Diego Union Tribune)

15. “You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil. You know, guys like that ain’t got no manhood left anyway. So it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them. Actually it’s quite fun to fight them, you know. It’s a hell of a hoot. It’s fun to shoot some people. I’ll be right up there with you. I like brawling.”
(CNN)

16. “Fight with a happy heart and strong spirit”
(This is from General Mattis’ Letter To 1st Marine Division)

We have read many reports which alluded to President B. Hussein Obama had decided to force the Marine Corps legend out early. The Most Anti-American #POTUS of all time though General Mad Dog Mattis rubbed weasel civilian officials the wrong way, as the General is not the Politically Correct he/she/it in their puny minds. The awesome Investors Business Daily did a story on how many Generals and Admirals were forced out as they did not fit in with a Marxist Regime.

The great Col. Ralph Peters was quoted as saying “I’m lucky enough to know General James Mattis slightly. Just well enough to trust him unreservedly with our military and our nation’s security”.

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