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Definition of Pentagon

Pentagon

  1. A plane figure having five angles, and, consequently, five sides; any figure having five angles.

Pentagon Quotations

Brainy folks were also present in Lyndon Johnson's administration, especially in the Pentagon, where Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's brilliant 'whiz kids' tried to micro-manage the Vietnam war, with disastrous results.
Thomas Sowell

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
Joe Biden

I will never forget the bright September day, standing at my desk in the White House, when my young assistant said that a plane had hit the World Trade Center - and then a second one - and a third, the Pentagon.
Condoleezza Rice

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon shook our nation to the core. Americans were deeply frightened, sad, and angry, and they rallied around a President who, at the time, showed impressive certitude and calm.
Eliot Spitzer

There is no plausible theory under which the record of the Pentagon Papers can be interpreted as relating to the national defense.
Noam Chomsky
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