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George S. Patton Jr. Quotes

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 ones country
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If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.

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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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Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.

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Pressure makes diamonds

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Anyone in any walk of life who is content with mediocrity is untrue to himself and to American tradition.

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Do your duty as you see it, and damn the consequences.

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A man must know his destiny ... if he does not recognize it, then he is lost. By this I mean, once, twice, or at the very most, three times, fate will reach out and tap a man on the shoulder ... if he has the imagination, he will turn around and fate will point out to him what fork in the road he should take, if he has the guts, he will take it.

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When in doubt, ATTACK!

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Every man is scared in his first battle. If he says he s not he s a liar. Some men are cowards but they fight the same as the brave men or they get the hell slammed out of them watching men fight who are just as scared as they are. The real hero is the man who fights even though he is scared.
Some men get over their fright in a minute under fire. For some it takes an hour. For some it takes days. But a real man will never let his fear of death overpower his honor his sense of duty to his country and his innate manhood.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best and it removes all that is base.

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

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A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood

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Rommel, you magnificent bastard! I read your book!

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Human beings are made up of flesh and blood, and a miracle fiber called courage.

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I am a Soldier, I fight where I am told, and I win where I fight.

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An Army is a team. It lives sleeps eats and fights as a team. This individual heroic stuff is pure horse shit

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A man is not measured by how much he can take and stand but by how fast he regains once fallen.

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For over a thousand years Roman conquerors returning from the wars enjoyed the honor of triumph, a tumultuous parade. In the procession came trumpeteers, musicians and strange animals from conquered territories, together with carts laden with treasure and captured armaments. The conquerors rode in a triumphal chariot, the dazed prisoners walking in chains before him. Sometimes his children robed in white stood with him in the chariot or rode the trace horses. A slave stood behind the conqueror holding a golden crown and whispering in his ear a warning: that all glory is fleeting.

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I am convinced that much more emphasis should be placed on history. The purpose of history is to learn how human beings react when exposed to the danger of wounds or death ...

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Son, only a pimp in a Louisiana whore- house carries pearl-handled revolvers. These are ivory.

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

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To Hell With Compromises

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