Chantaca: Decisiveness is an important leadership trait in the Marine Corps because you have to be able to rapidly think on your feet and be able to accomplish any mission.
Bell: Sometimes you are faced with very challenging decisions in reference to your daily duties, in reference to what's right and what's wrong.
Seagrace: I'm always taking charge, I'm always the one that says, "You know what? I'll make the decisions, even if they're tough."
Irving: They depend on me. I'm their Platoon Sergeant. I've got to lead them through it.
Whang: You not only have to think in terms of the mission that you have to carry out; you're also constantly thinking about the safety of your Marines.
Male: Do you understand?
Male: Yes sir.
Ottley: When you're faced with a decision, you have to make a decision, right, wrong or indifferent. The worst decision in the world is to do nothing.
Kuhn: The decisions that you make are true life and death decisions, and the decisiveness that you get as a Marine, it absolutely will last with you forever.