Bill Mauldin

(William Henry "Bill" Mauldin)

Bill Mauldin
Bill Mauldin
  • Born: October 29, 1921
  • Died: January 22, 2003
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Cartoonist, Infantryman

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… the infantry is the group in the army which gives more and gets less than anybody else. Military & Veterans
Certainly none of the advances made in civilization has been due to counterrevolutionaries and advocates of the status quo. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Humor is really laughing off a hurt, grinning at misery. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I always admired Patton. Oh, sure, the stupid bastard was crazy. He was insane. He thought he was living in the Dark Ages. Soldiers were peasants to him. I didn't like that attitude, but I certainly respected his theories and the techniques he used to get his men out of their foxholes. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
I was a born troublemaker and might as well earn a living at it. Media, Journalism & The Press
I won the Nobel prize for literature. What was your crime? Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Peace" is when nobody's shooting. A "just peace" is when our side gets what it wants. War & Peace
The combat man isn't the same clean-cut lad because you don't fight a kraut by Marquis of Queensberry rules. You shoot him in the back, you blow him apart with mines, you kill or maim him the quickest and most effective way you can with the least danger to yourself. He does the same to you. War & Peace
The only problem with drawing Nixon is restraint. Your tendency is to let your feelings come out. He's such a loathsome son of a bitch. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
While a guy at home is sweating over his income tax and Victory garden, a dogface somewhere is getting great joy out of wiggling his little finger. He does it just to see it move and to prove to himself that he is still alive and able to move it. Military & Veterans
I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages.
I would like to thank the people who encouraged me to draw army cartoons at a time when the gag man's conception of the army was one of mean ole sergeants and jeeps which jump over mountains. Time
I'm convinced that the infantry is the group in the army which gives more and gets less than anybody else.
Patton was living in the Dark Ages. Soldiers were peasants to him. I didn't like that attitude.