Smedley Butler Quotes

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Born: July 30, 1881, West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 21, 1940
Occupation: Military person

1.
There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.
- Smedley Butler

2.
War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.
- Smedley Butler

3.
War is just a racket... I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else.
- Smedley Butler

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