Andrew 'Smokey' Salem: When you get upset, when you get mad, you turn red, right? When you get envious, or sick, you turn green. When you become cowardly, you turn yellow; and ya'll got the nerve to call us colored?
Declan 'Winky' Hall: Experience is a cruel teacher, gives the exam first and then the lesson.
Joe 'Lightning' Little: Nothing's difficult. Everything's a challenge. Through adversity to the stars. From the last plane to the last bullet to the last minute to the last man - we fight. WE fight! We FIGHT!
Colonel A.J. Bullard: Politics is the art of postponing a decision until it is no longer relevant.
Colonel A.J. Bullard: We have a right to fight for our country. The same as every other American.
Pretty Boy: [discovering who the pilots are] The American pilots are African!
Joe 'Lightning' Little: [after successfully shooting down Pretty Boy in a dogfight] That's the end of Pretty Boy!
Pretty Boy: Die, you African fool!