Battle Cry Quotes

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Leon Uris
“Huxley: "Tell me something Bryce, do you know the difference between a Jersey, a Guernsey, a Holstein, and an Ayershire?"
Bryce: "No."
Huxley: "Seabags Brown does."
Bryce: "I don't see what that has to do..."
Huxley: "What do you know about Gaelic history?"
Bryce: "Not much."
Huxley: "Then why don't you sit down one day with Gunner McQuade. He is an expert. Speaks the language, too."
Bryce: "I don't..."
Huxley: " What do you know about astronomy?"
Bryce: "A little."
Huxley: "Discuss it with Wellman, he held a fellowship."
Bryce: "This is most puzzling."
Huxley: "What about Homer, ever read Homer?"
Bryce: "Of course I've read Homer."
Huxley: "In the original Greek?"
Bryce: "No"
Huxley: "Then chat with Pfc. Hodgkiss. Loves to read the ancient Greek."
Bryce: "Would you kindly get to the point?"
Huxley: "The point is this, Bryce. What makes you think you are so goddam superior? Who gave you the bright idea that you had a corner on the world's knowledge? There are privates in this battalion who can piss more brains down a slit trench then you'll ever have. You're the most pretentious, egotistical individual I've ever encountered. Your superiority complex reeks. I've seen the way you treat men, like a big strutting peacock. Why, you've had them do everything but wipe your ass.”
Leon Uris, Battle Cry

Rick Riordan
“Is Tyson okay?' I asked.
The question seemed to take my dad by surprise. 'He's fine. Doing much better than I expected. Though 'peanut butter' is a strange battle cry.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Jim Butcher
“Did you shout 'Parkour'?" Michael asked.
"Well, sure," I said. "That was kinda Parkour-like."
Michael fought to keep a smile off his face. "Harry," he said, "I'm almost certain one does not shout 'Parkour.' I believe one is supposed to simply do Parkour."
"Do I criticize your Latin battle cries? No, never once.”
Jim Butcher, Skin Game

Willowy Whisper
“Not hardly.” Reese lowered his pistol, letting the dread work through him in a tremble. “That was
just a battle cry.”
Willowy Whisper, This Hostile Land

Orson Scott Card
“the power to cause pain is the only power that matters, the power to kill and destroy, because if you can't kill then you are always subject to those who can, and nothing and one will ever save you.”
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

Rosemary O'Malley
“I am not your dove," he ground out, barely loud enough to hear. "I am a wolf.”
Rosemary O'Malley, The Red King

Nathan Hawke
“Sheep buggerers!" he roared. "I was only going to eat your women and rape your men until you did that!”
Nathan Hawke, The Crimson Shield

Joe Abercrombie
“Hand of iron! Head of iron! Heart of iron!” And he lashed blindly with his sword over the shield wall. “Your death comes, sang the hundred!”
Joe Abercrombie

Bryn  Hammond
“A howl, neither human nor animal but from a creature not invented yet, punctuated their departure. It was Jochi's battlecry, that he had worked on for years.”
Bryn Hammond, Against Walls

Dean F. Wilson
“Nothing else attacked the submarine that day, or the days that followed, but every sound was heard as the battle cry of a beast, every creak the war song of the deep. Nerves were frayed, and many among the crew found it difficult to rest, and impossible to sleep. For those who fought their way into the realms of slumber, the battle raged on in their dreams.”
Dean F. Wilson, Lifemaker

Emory R. Frie
“Generations of neglect for this feud have come back to stab us in the back in the form of one boy. One boy who lit the match for an apocalypse threatening our very species! One boy whose nightmarish reputation has plagued a country he has no right belonging to!”
Emory R. Frie, Giant Country

John M. Sheehan
“I got nothing to lose for it has all been given to Christ making me ready for the fight of my life, ready to fight running into the darkness to show another the way to the cross of Christ. Ready to fight for all that is right with my last breath”
John M. Sheehan, Purgatory; A place of pruning Book 1

S.A. Hunt
“Clutching his burning body were these impossibly strong arms, thick and hard and veiny, smooth, cold, so like the stony arms of an ogre Wayne expected to hear the battle-chant of Sauron’s army of Uruk-hai all around him, and the clank and clash of iron swords, and battle cries in unintelligible tongues.”
S.A. Hunt, Burn the Dark

Abbigayle Grace
“As a child, I’d held grandiose dreams of leading my armies into battle and coming out victorious despite whatever odds. I’d always had such inspiring things to say on those occasions, yet now they all escaped me. And these odds didn’t look promising... No pretending at king anymore.”
Abbigayle Grace, Goblinprince