If you dislike change, you're going to dislike irrelevance even more.
Quoted in Mackubin Thomas Owens, "Marines Turned Soldiers", National Review Online, December 10, 2001
You must love those you lead before you can be an effective leader. You can certainly command without that sense of commitment, but you cannot lead without it.Eric Shinseki
I do not want to criticize while my soldiers are still bleeding and dying in Iraq.Eric Shinseki
It has been very humbling and gratifying to have these men as our role models... Your generation enabled America to close out the twentieth century as the greatest nation in the history of mankind, the only remaining superpower, the world's leading economy and the world's most respected and feared military force in the world- respected by our friends and allies, feared by our adversaries.Eric Shinseki