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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.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
May God have mercy for my enemies because I won't.
I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.
A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.
Give me an Army of West Point graduates and I'll win a battle... Give me a handful of Texas Aggies and I'll win a war.
A leader is a man who can adapt principles to circumstances.
Better to fight for something than live for nothing.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Fear kills more people than death.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
You cannot be disciplined in great things and undisciplined in small things.
The highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is bearing arms.
If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results.
Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair.
The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
When in doubt, observe and ask questions. When certain, observe at length and ask many more questions.
Make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up.
Do not try to make circumstances fit your plans. Make plans that fit the circumstances.
An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.
Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man.
Always do more than is required of you.
The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country
Good tactics can save even the worst strategy. Bad tactics will destroy even the best strategy.
Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?
The supreme measure of a man, is what he would risk his life for.
I do not have to tell you who won the war. You know, the artillery did.
Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time.
All men are timid on entering any fight. Whether it is the first or the last fight, all of us are timid. Cowards are those who let their timidity get the better of their manhood.
Pressure makes diamonds
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
If a man does his best, what else is there?
Attack rapidly, ruthlessly, viciously, without rest, however tired and hungry you may be, the enemy will be more tired, more hungry. Keep punching.
Plans must be simple and flexible....They must be made by the people who execute them.
You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
Often I have encountered in life that great disappointments have proved to be the road to future successes.
A civil servant is sometimes like a broken cannon - it won't work and you can't fire it.
When there is fear of failure, there will be failure.
The most difficult thing about being humble is not being able to brag about it.
In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing.
Never let the enemy pick the battle site.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
You're never beaten until you admit it
You must be single minded. Drive for the one thing on which you have decided.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
In case of doubt, attack.
There is no such thing as a successful defense.
There are three ways that men get what they want: by planning, by working, and by praying.
To be a successful soldier, you must know history.