Isoroku Yamamoto - Quotes

There are 8 quotes by Isoroku Yamamoto at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Isoroku Yamamoto from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass. ---->>>

Japan has always regarded the aircraft carrier as one of the most offensive of armaments. ---->>>

Anyone who has seen the auto factories in Detroit and the oil fields in Texas knows that Japan lacks the national power for a naval race with America. ---->>>

I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.

I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.

In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.

In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.

A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten. ---->>>

Should hostilities once break out between Japan and the United States, it is not enough that we take Guam and the Philippines, nor even Hawaii and San Francisco. We would have to march into Washington and sign the treaty in the White House. ---->>>

Even a burglar hesitates to go back for more. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Japanese
Born: April 4, 1884
Birthplace:
Die: 04-18, 1943
Occupation: Soldier
Website:

Isoroku Yamamoto (山本 五十六, Yamamoto Isoroku, April 4, 1884 – April 18, 1943) was a Japanese Marshal Admiral of the Navy and the commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet during World War II until his death. Yamamoto held several important posts in the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN), and undertook many of its changes and reorganizations, especially its development of naval aviation (wikipedia)