I do not want to criticize while my soldiers are still bleeding and dying in Iraq.
General Eric K. Shinseki to associates; quoted in Shanker, Thom (January 12, 2007). "New Strategy Vindicates Ex-Army Chief Shinseki". The New York Times. Retrieved on 2007-01-13.
If you dislike change, you're going to dislike irrelevance even more.Eric Shinseki
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
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