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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1186
AUTHOR: Lewis Blaine Hershey (1893–1977)
QUOTATION: Any recruiter will tell you that the incentive for enlistment is that it [being drafted] is inevitable if you don’t.
ATTRIBUTION: Lieutenant General LEWIS B. HERSHEY, director of the Selective Service System, address at The American University, Washington, D.C., December 11, 1966, as reported by The New York Times, December 12, 1966, p. 53.
SUBJECTS: Military service