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Ground control to Major Tom. -- David Bowie
Go fuck yourself, Teague," Marshall said. "If you were a real infantryman, you'd have already commanded instead of hiding out on the staff."
"Maybe there are limits to how many hairy asses I'll kiss to make major. Feel free to continue for the both of us, though," Teague said. -- Jessica Scott
Hullo, commandant,' I said, 'how's the General?'
'Which general?' he asked with a shy grin.
'Surely in the Caodaist faith,' I said, 'all generals are reconciled. -- Graham Greene
Give and Take
The Chief takes less than he is given
And gives more than he has taken -- Idries Shah
What the heck kind of name was Sir? -- Cherise Sinclair
Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel. -- Karel Capek
Chief security officer on an OPA ship was a half-assed kind of position, one part cop, one part efficiency expert, and pretty much all den mother to a crew of a thousand people with their own agendas and petty power struggles and opinions on how he should be doing his job better. -- James S.a. Corey
Of the many is not well. One must be chief
In war and one the king. -- Homer
Any man can do what he likes. Right, Splitfoot?'
'Just as long as it's exactly what I fucking tell 'em to do. -- Joe Abercrombie
A piece of paper makes you an officer, a radio makes you a commander. -- Omar N. Bradley
First of all, the Captain rates the honorific 'sir.' You will render that honorific or I will plant my foot in your ass. -- William C. Dietz
The Commanding Heights -- Frank J. Pietrucha
You just put that sword away, sir, please," said the voice of Lance-Constable Vimes.
"You will not shoot me, you young idiot. That would be murder," said the captain calmly.
"Not where I'm aiming, sir. -- Terry Pratchett
As I turned around, looking directly at me was what appeared to be an Indian Chief with all of the regality and trimmings with a full headdress. He was my height about 5'11" and his face was thin and worn, obviously he seemed very old, yet vaguely familiar. -- John V. Panella
What's wrong with (Captain) Jack Aubrey?"
"Everything, since he has a command and I have not. -- Patrick O'brian
With such incentives to brave deeds, and with the trust that God is with us, your generals will lead you confidently to the combat - assured of success. General commanding -- Shelby Foote
Do we expect a fight, Gunnery Sergeant?" "We always expect a fight, Private Kichar. We're Marines; it's what we do. -- Tanya Huff
Sir. My lord. Master Roydon." The young man blurted out most available titles except for "Your Majesty" and "Prince of Darkness." These were implied nonetheless. -- Deborah Harkness
Shut up, Julius! I mean, quiet a moment, Commander. -- Eoin Colfer
Two things an officer must do, to lead men. This from old Ames, who never cared about love: You must care for your men's welfare. You must show physical courage. Well, -- Jeff Shaara
Captain Phasma. Remember me?" He moved his weapon slightly. "Here's my blaster, ya still wanna inspect it?" Phasma held on to her dignity. "Yes, I remember you. FN-2187." Finn shook his head curtly. "Not anymore. My name is Finn. A real name for a real person. And I'm in charge now. -- Alan Dean Foster
When I write a word in English, a simple one, such as, say, 'chief,' I have unwittingly ushered a querulous horde into the room. The Roman legionary is there, shaking his cap, or head, and Andy Capp is there, slouching in his signature working man's headgear. -- Geraldine Brooks
Sir McCoolpants Von No Touchy -- Penny Reid
Aaron Warner Anderson, chief commander and regent of Sector 45, son of the supreme commander of The Reestablishment.
He has a soft spot for fashion. -- Tahereh Mafi
I'm a deputy sheriff. -- Erik Estrada
I'm not a leader now. I'm a whole damn army. -- Joss Whedon
Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and at Centcom, is probably the most decorated officer of his generation. -- David Ignatius
Sir Seretse Khama, -- Alexander Mccall Smith
World don't need chiefs. We need engaged, talented leaders. -- Luiz Bolognesi
Anything else, Butler?"
"The cosh, sir. -- Eoin Colfer
No, General. I'm not your subordinate. And what I'm coming dangerously close to is violence.
-General Wedge Antilles -- Aaron Allston
I want you to take note, Commander, that turning in my badge would be like cutting off my arm. But if it comes down to a choice between the job and my marriage, then I lose the arm. -- J.d. Robb
In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army. -- Zebulon Pike
I'm probably going to be the scruffiest Chief Scout you've ever had and my health and safety policy is non-existent. -- Bear Grylls
Colonel, I do not care to die, but I pray to God I may never leave this field. -- Winfield Scott Hancock
I am an armor officer. -- Eric Shinseki
Does it say 'Colonel' anywhere on my uniform? -- Jack O'neill
You're the new squadron commander,' Colonel Cathcart had shouted rudely across the railroad ditch to him. 'But don't think it means anything, because it doesn't. All it means is that you're the new squadron commander. -- Joseph Heller
Colonel, I'm giving you a direct order. Eat the fucking cookie. -- John Scalzi
When placed in command, take charge. -- Norman Schwarzkopf
Proceed, great chief, with virtue on thy sideThy every action let the goddess guide. -- Phillis Wheatley
Chiefs who no more in bloody fights engage, But wise through time, and narrative with age, In summer-days like grasshoppers rejoice - A bloodless race, that send a feeble voice. -- Alexander Pope
Leadership is beyond the call of Duty.. -- Abha Maryada Banerjee
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking. -- Ambrose Bierce
I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director that commands the respect of the rank and file. -- Vincent Frank
Head Bitch in charge, luvah... -- Mia Asher
Sergeant Til: Don't worry, I'm not going to kill you today. -- C.d. Sutherland
I am now a commander of the British Empire. -- Kevin Spacey
Customary greeting to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, What's shaking, chiefy baby? -- Thurgood Marshall
I am the captain of my pain. -- Nick Cave
You're outnumbered.' That had never mattered much to me before. 'Drop the gun, Bandit.' Malik sneered.
'There's only one man who gets to call me that,' I said. 'And you're not near as good-looking as him. -- Alwyn Hamilton
No one knows how to do officering, Fred. That's why they're officers. If they knew anything, they'd be sergeants. -- Terry Pratchett
I am Captain Dakkan. I am in charge of this facility."
"Captain Dakkan," Ryan repeated. "It's good to meet you. I've heard ... well ... nothing about you ... -- William L. Lavell
I'm in battle mode. Shut down. Hard. I'm not Hunter anymore. I'm Lance Corporal Lee, USMC. Semper Fi, bitches. -- Jasinda Wilder
Son, We're in no mood for Mickey Mouse. Get out of the road.
Chief Miller, Into the Looking Glass -- John Ringo
The admiral, or commander in chief of a squadron, being frequently invested with a great charge, on which the fate of a kingdom may depend, ought certainly to be possessed of abilities equal to so important a station and so extensive a command. -- William Falconer
General Lee, I have no division. -- George Pickett
Hey, is that you Elvis? I wanna speak to the Colonel. Jump to it, you mother. -- Ray Davies
Blake Crouch, Chicago's deputy chief, and says, "I don't know." Crouch resembles a mole, with a long, sharp nose and tiny black eyes. -- J.a. Konrath
Holloa! Starbuck's astir," said the rigger. "He's a lively chief mate that; good man, and a pious; but -- Herman Melville
What did you call me?"
"Captain No-Fun. -- Jay Crownover
Respect your captor, Caecelia. Learn to love your position, Caecelia. Pledge loyalty to Sparta, Caecelia. All hail Queen Caecelia of Sparta! -- Sai Marie Johnson
Coach Genghis rather -- Lemony Snicket
Leadership is made for service. -- Jack Hyles
You ain't the boss of me, sir, you surely ain't. The only thing you could do right now is kill me, and you still wouldn't be the boss of me.' There -- Terry Pratchett
No matter how many or how few people you have reporting to you, you must remember that as you climb higher in the ranks, your words will be taken as commands even if you're just thinking out loud. -- Simon Sinek
Hi there. You must be the boss of this operation. I'm Bonnie, formerly known as B785, or as the general liked to fondly call me, that irritating bloody bitch. But you can call me your newest pain in the ass. -- Eve Langlais
I am the captain of my soul. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
Is it going to hurt?"
Sergeant Major had a lousy bedside manner. -- Ilona Andrews
This is Leo. I'm the ... What's my title? Am I like, admiral, or captain, or ... "
"Very funny, Piper. -- Rick Riordan
Actually, I was the very lowest ranked member of the crew. I would only be "in command" if I were the only remaining person."
What do you know? I'm in command -- Andy Weir
A field marshal who issued orders to the armed forces but had no idea of the results they would have in practice. -- Wilhelm Keitel
If you're just a soldier...what am I?"
"Just a king. -- Aleksandr Voinov
There's an old saying that victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan ... I'm the responsible officer of the Government. -- John F. Kennedy
I did not expect this of you,' said the staff-captain seriously and severely. 'You don't wish to apologize, young sir, but it's not only to him but to the whole regiment - all of us - you're to blame all around. The -- Leo Tolstoy
I am the Captain of my own life. -- Lexis De Rothschild
If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also. -- Robert Louis Stevenson
Yes, you're in charge. That makes me XO, and it's the XO's job to tell the captain when he's being an idiot. You're being an idiot, sir. -- James S.a. Corey
A new voice pops up on the comm, relayed from the station. March. "What the frag are you doing, Triumph? Who's at the helm? I didn't give clearance for a pleasure cruise."
"Can't talk, Commander," Hit answers smoothly. "We're busy saving your ass. -- Ann Aguirre
Only general officers were entitled to know our true rank. To all others our standard reply to the inevitable question, "What is your rank?" was simply a firm, "My rank is confidential, but at this moment I am not outranked."39 -- Niall Ferguson
Try to be the king, but the ace is back. -- Dr. Dre
Chief of the Inner Station,' he answered in a short tone, looking away. 'Much obliged,' I said, laughing. 'And you are the brickmaker of the Central Station. Everyone knows that.' He was silent for a while. -- Joseph Conrad
My name is Alexander Solomon Slade. I'm the Global Operations Director, although most here call me God"
"Well Mr Slade, if we are going by acronyms, I guess I could also call you Ass? -- Jodi Knight
A call to duty, a call for service. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
This is the staff sergeant coming out," Kelly told Hagan quietly. "I'm used to it."
Hagan looked him up and down, narrowing his eyes. "You come like a fire hose when he gives you an order, don't you?"
"Only if he tells me to," Kelly countered with a smirk. -- Abigail Roux
You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat ya with until you realize who's in ruttin' command here! -- Adam Baldwin
Charles Talent Manx the Third at your service, my dear! CEO of Christmasland Enterprises, director of Christmasland Entertainment, president of fun! Also His Eminence, the King Shit of Turd Hill, although it doesn't say that on my card. -- Joe Hill
He was, in military life, a sergeant. Casson had already guessed that by the time he got around to mentioning it. A sergeant: good at getting things done. By the book so long as it worked. By being crooked if that's what it took. -- Alan Furst
My duty is to obey orders. -- Stonewall Jackson
Hereafter, if you should observe an occasion to give your officers and friends a little more praise than is their due, and confess more fault than you can justly be charged with, you will only become the sooner for it, a great captain. -- Benjamin Franklin
I'm LEP. A captain. No rent-a-cop gnome is going to stand in the way of my orders. -- Eoin Colfer
YOU ARE THE CEO OF YOU -- Andy Core
I came home to court you, Wind. That doesn't change, whether I'm a duke, a captain, or a plain old seaman. I want you. -- Jade Lee
I'm nobody's deputy. I am who I am. I'm my own person. -- Mike Lee
There are times when a corps commander's life does not count. -- Winfield Scott
When I am in charge of a vessel, I always command; nobody commands but me. I take all the responsibility, all the risks, all the hardships that my office would call upon me to take. I do not steer by any man's compass but my own. -- Michael A. Healy
C'mon, honey, don't be mad at me. I don't mean to lie, I just remember big. Buck Preston to CeeCee's neighbor, Miz Goodpepper, in Saving CeeCee Honeycutt -- Beth Hoffman
A good commander can beat the odds. A great commander can beat the gods. -- Jack Kirby
I choose you, James Thomas Kellan MacCrae,to be my king and coruler. -- Carey Corp
Do me a favor, doc?"
"Stop italicizing the word 'Captain' when you say it."
"Go easy on the fourth wall there, sir."
-Captain Andreyasn & Doctor Bunnigus -- Howard Tayler