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George S. Patton
November 11, 1885 - December 21, 1945
Nationality: American
Category: Soldier
Subcategory: American Soldier

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.


You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.


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


There is only one sort of discipline, perfect discipline.


Better to fight for something than live for nothing.


Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time.


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.


No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.


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


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


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


Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.


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