Retired General and current Secretary of Defense James Mattis is a legend. He is well-known for his study of war and his quotes about making sure the military is at peak readiness. He’s also a man who doesn’t mince words and says what he means. He strikes fear into the hearts of our enemies. Adding to his legend and the “Mattis Facts” is his latest quote.

He was asked on CBS’ Face the Nation what keeps him up at night, and this is how he answered:

What an absolute legend. This Marine is leading our military back to its previous glory!

The Internet reacted accordingly.

Creating “Mattis Facts” in the vein of Chuck Norris facts.

Share your favorite Mattis Fact in the comments below.