A couple of old Marine Corps sayings I’d like to share with you;
- “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.”
- “You don’t have to practice to be miserable.”
Granted, the first adage is popular of the amongst the ‘Pain is Good‘ crowd, of which (at least) use to be quite few Marines, myself included.
The second quote was known to be uttered by most terminal Lance Corporals at the end of one of those nasty long-distance speed marches (AKA: “Humps“). But in all fairness, most Marines aren’t happy unless they’re bitching.
One thing I will add on as a postscript to the latter quip; “You don’t have to practice to be miserable, but you do have to practice to endure misery. Continue reading Biden’s Marine Corps; Welcome to the Age of Video Game Marines