Tommy Franks quotes

  • Now, when you boys get home, you're gonna see a lot of war protestors. But don't be bitter. Go up to one, shake his hand, and smile. Then wink at his girlfriend, because she knows she's dating a pussy.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Girlfriend #War #Home

  • A terrorist, massive, casualty-producing event [will occur] somewhere in the Western world - it may be in the United States of America - that causes our population to question our own Constitution and to begin to militarize our country in order to avoid a repeat of another mass, casualty-producing event.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Country #Order #America

  • As I look at President Bush, I think he will ultimately be judged as a man of extremely high character.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Character #Men #Thinking

  • Probably we'll think of Bush in years to come as an American hero.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Hero #Thinking #Years

  • The military infrastructure grew me. My faith in God is important, my belief in my country is important, my relationship to my family is important, the things that Mom and Dad tell you growing up are important.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Mom #Country #Growing Up

  • I remember when I was a private soldier. I remember the days when I was taken care of and when I was not taken care of.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Taken #Soldier #Care

  • I'm a pretty serious Independent.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Independent #Serious

  • I'm not a fan almost anywhere of announcing to the enemy of what I'm going to do.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Enemy #Fans

  • No one hates war like a soldier hates war.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Hate #War #Soldier

  • If terrorists succeeded in using a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. or one of our allies, it would likely have catastrophic consequences for our cherished republican form of government.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Government #Weapons #Allies

  • We're interested in it because it would provide a land bridge up to Uzbekistan, which provides us, among other things, a humanitarian pathway for us to move supplies out of Central Asia and down into Afghanistan
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Moving #Land #Bridges

  • We're in fact on plan. And where we stand today is not, in my view, only acceptable but truly remarkable.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Iraq #Views #Today

  • The only time a dead certainty applies is in a dream world.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Dream #World #Certain

  • I, for one, begin with intent. There is no question that, Saddam Hussein had intent to do harm to the Western alliance and to the United States of America.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Pregnancy #America #Alliances

  • America decided we were going to stand by and let Americans die at the hands of terrorists a long time ago
    -- Tommy Franks

    #America #Hands #Long

  • The Western world, the free world, loses what it cherishes most, and that is freedom and liberty we've seen for a couple of hundred years in this grand experiment that we call democracy
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Couple #Years #Liberty

  • Gen. Tommy Franks Says That If The United States Is Hit With A Weapon Of Mass Destruction That Inflicts Large Casualties, The Constitution Will Likely Be Discarded In Favor Of A Military Form Of Government
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Military #Government #Favors

  • There is no doubt that the regime of Saddam Hussein possesses weapons of mass destruction. As this operation continues, those weapons will be identified, found, along with the people who have produced them and who guard them.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #War #People #Doubt

  • Courage has to do with controlling fear and it seems to me that focus has a way of overcoming anxiety.
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Anxiety #Focus #Attention

  • I have said a lot in the past and now I think it is best that I do not comment on what I think when I look at President Bush!
    -- Tommy Franks

    #Past #Thinking #President

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