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George S. Patton

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  • Better to fight for something than live for nothing.

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  • A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.

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  • Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

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  • The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

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  • Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time.

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  • Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.

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  • A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.

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  • Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.

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  • The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

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  • Battle is an orgy of disorder.

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  • If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.

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  • Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

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  • Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.

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  • If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results.

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  • A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end.

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  • All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated.

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  • Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

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  • If a man has done his best, what else is there?

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  • If a man does his best, what else is there?

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  • Always do everything you ask of those you command.

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  • Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.

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  • I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

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  • If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.

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  • The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!

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  • Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.

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  • There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.

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  • It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.

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  • There is only one sort of discipline, perfect discipline.

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  • Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.

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  • Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.

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